halogenation


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hal·o·ge·nate

 (hăl′ə-jə-nāt′)
tr.v. hal·o·ge·nat·ed, hal·o·ge·nat·ing, hal·o·ge·nates
To treat or combine with a halogen.

hal′o·ge·na′tion n.

halogenation

The introduction of one or more halogen atoms into the structure of an organic molecule.
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