The reaction of a halogen with something, especially the replacement of a hydrogen atom of an organic compound with a halogen one.
Halogenation is a chemical reaction that involves the reaction of a compound, usually an organic compound, with a halogen. Dehalogenation is the reverse, the removal of a halogen from a molecule. The pathway and stoichiometry of halogenation depends on the structural features and functional groups of the organic substrate as well as the halogen. Inorganic compounds, for example. metals, also undergo halogenation.
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Covalent attachment of HALOGENS to other compounds.
The numerical value of halogenation in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of halogenation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
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