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triethanolamine

Pronunciation: tri'eth-a-nol'a-men

Definition: A mixture of mono-, di-, and triethanolamine, used as an emulsifying agent in the preparation of medicated ointments and lotions and as an aid in the absorption of such medicaments through the skin.

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