polyhaloalkane

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

poly- +‎ halo- +‎ alkane

Noun[edit]

polyhaloalkane (plural polyhaloalkanes)

  1. (chemistry) Any of very many aliphatic organic compounds derived from a hydrocarbon by the replacement of two or more hydrogen atoms with those of a halogen