ethanolamine

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noun eth·a·nol·amine \ˌe-thə-ˈnä-lə-ˌmēn, -ˈnō-, British also ˌē-\

Definition of ethanolamine

  1. :  a colorless liquid amino alcohol C2H7NO used especially as a solvent in the synthesis of detergents and in gas purification

1897

First Known Use of ethanolamine

1897


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ethanolamine

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noun eth·a·nol·amine \ˌeth-ə-ˈnäl-ə-ˌmēn, -ˈnōl-\

Medical Definition of ethanolamine

  1. :  a colorless liquid amino alcohol C2H7NO used especially as a solvent for fats and oils, as soap in emulsions (as lotions or creams) when combined with fatty acids, and in gas purification—called also monoethanolamine


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