Halogen vs Chloroalkane - What's the difference?

halogen | chloroalkane |


As nouns the difference between halogen and chloroalkane

is that halogen is (chemistry) any element of group 7, ie fluorine, chlorine, bromine, iodine and astatine, which form a salt by direct union with a metal while chloroalkane is (organic chemistry) any haloalkane in which the halogen is chlorine.

halogen

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • (chemistry) Any element of group 7, i.e. fluorine, chlorine, bromine, iodine and astatine, which form a salt by direct union with a metal.
  • chloroalkane

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (organic chemistry) Any haloalkane in which the halogen is chlorine
  • Hypernyms

    * haloalkane * organochloride