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Noun1.haloform - compounds with the formula CHX3, where X is a halogen atom
chloroform, trichloromethane - a volatile liquid haloform (CHCl3); formerly used as an anesthetic; "chloroform was the first inhalation anesthetic"
alkyl halide, haloalkane - organic compound in which halogen atoms have been substituted for hydrogen atoms in an alkane
bromoform, tribromomethane - colorless liquid haloform CHBr3
fluoroform, trifluoromethane - colorless gas haloform CHF3 (similar to chloroform)
iodoform, tri-iodomethane - sweet smelling yellow solid haloform CHI3
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Haloforms, halogenated alkanes and alkenes, alcohols, aldehydes, hydroquinones and ketones are also proven antimicrobial agents (122).
1998) or the use of haloforms as solvents and reagents in research laboratories and industries.