ethanolamine

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

Definition of ethanolamine

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

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1897

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ethanolamine

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

medical Definition of ethanolamine

: 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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