haloalkane

(redirected from Hydrocarbons, halogenated)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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
References in periodicals archive ?
Roughly the first half covers basic aliphatic and aromatic hydrocarbons, halogenated derivatives, and alcohol, ether, thiol, and amine groups; the second half delves into more complex reactions involving aldehydes, ketones, carboxylic acid derivatives, polymerization, and larger biomolecules.