tri·​eth·​a·​nol·​amine (ˈ)trī-ˌeth-ə-ˈnäl-ə-ˌmēn How to pronounce triethanolamine (audio) -ˈnōl- How to pronounce triethanolamine (audio)
: a soluble hygroscopic basic amino alcohol C6H15NO3 that is used as a reducing agent, a corrosion inhibitor in aqueous solution, and in making fatty acid soaps

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“Triethanolamine.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.

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