Meaning of ethanolamine

eth•a•nol•a•mine

Pronunciation: (eth"u-nol'u-mēn", -nō'lu-, -nu-lam'in), [key]
— n. Chem.
  1. a viscous liquid with an odor of ammonia, CHNO, used to remove carbon dioxide and hydrogen sulfide from natural gas, and in the manufacture of antibiotics. Also called
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