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ethanolamine

 [eth″ah-nol´ah-mēn]
ethanolamine oleate the oleate salt of monoethanolamine, used as a sclerosing agent in treatment of varicose veins and esophageal varices.
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ethanolamine

(ĕth′ə-nŏl′ə-mēn′, -nō′lə-)
n.
1. A hygroscopic viscous colorless liquid, C2H7NO, having a strong ammoniacal odor and used in acid gas scrubbers, in hide and hair treatments, and as a surfactant and emulsifier.
2. A class of sedative antihistamines that are ethanolamine derivatives, such as dimenhydrinate and diphenhydramine.
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Reactive vascular lesions treated using ethanolamine oleate sclerotherapy.
This has largely superseded injection sclerotherapy with ethanolamine oleate, as it has a higher complication rate than banding.