morpholine

noun

mor·​pho·​line ˈmȯr-fə-ˌlēn How to pronounce morpholine (audio) -lən How to pronounce morpholine (audio)
: an oily cyclic secondary amine C4H9NO made from ethylene oxide and ammonia and used chiefly as a solvent and emulsifying agent

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“Morpholine.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/morpholine. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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