ethanolamine

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Etymology[edit]

ethanol +‎ -amine

Noun[edit]

ethanolamine (plural ethanolamines)

  1. (chemistry) a hydroxy-amine, HO.CH2.CH2.NH2, manufactured by the reaction of ethylene oxide with ammonia; it is found naturally in a combined form in cephalin, and has many industrial applications