triethylamine

noun

tri·​eth·​yl·​amine (ˈ)trī-ˌeth-ᵊl-ə-ˈmēn, -ˈam-ˌēn How to pronounce triethylamine (audio)
: a water-soluble flammable liquid tertiary amine (C2H5)3N that is used chiefly in synthesis (as of quaternary ammonium compounds)

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“Triethylamine.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/triethylamine. Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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