haloalkane

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Noun1.haloalkane - organic compound in which halogen atoms have been substituted for hydrogen atoms in an alkane
haloform - compounds with the formula CHX3, where X is a halogen atom
organic compound - any compound of carbon and another element or a radical
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The addition of the double bond into the mix makes the compounds generally more reactive than their fluoroalkane (that is, saturated) equivalents.