from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A colorless liquid, NH2(CH2)2OH, used in the purification of petroleum, as a solvent in dry cleaning, and as an ingredient in paints and pharmaceuticals.

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  • n. 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


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  • When an alkanolamine such as ethanolamine or aminopropanol is reacted with the mixed anhydride of lysergic and trifluoroacetic acids, the reaction product contains not only the desired hydroxy amide but also, to a minor extent, some amino ester.

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  • Packed with antioxidants vitamins C & E and essential oils, and free of gluten, sulfates, parabens, ethanolamine, resorcinol, and propylene glycol, Ecocolor delivers a full palette of color choices and is well suited for all hair types.

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  • The U.S. share of the EU ethanolamine market dropped to 14 percent in the 12 months through September 2008 from almost 24 percent in 2005, the bloc said when renewing the anti-dumping duties two years ago.

  • The two-year renewals were a concession to the U.S. industry and European ethanolamine users because the EU normally extends such measures for five years.

  • A 50.0 mL sample of 0.10 M ethanolamine, C2H4 (OH) NH2, is titrated with 0.2 M HI.? en Español

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  • Ethanolamines (common ones to look out for are: mono -, di -, and tri-ethanolamine)


  • H3000 and Stemline media were supplemented with 20 mg/ml ascorbic acid, 50 µmol/l ethanolamine, 50 µmol/l sodium selenite,

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  • The 4% niclosamide ethanolamine salt powder can be applied in the field without water supply as the surrogate of the current widely used 50% niclosamide ethanolamine salt wettable powder.

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  • We conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis to assess the molluscicidal effects of the currently recommended 50% niclosamide ethanolamine salt wettable powder and a new 4% niclosamide ethanolamine salt powder developed by Chinese researchers.

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  • As good as normal spell check is, in the face of such odd and specialized vocabulary that you get in medical school (i.e. postganglionic, synaptobrevin, trophotropic, ethanolamine) my pages end up so littered with red that I normally cant find the words that are really misspelled, nor can it help me with most.

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