Halogen vs Polyhalogenated - What's the difference?

halogen | polyhalogenated |


As a noun halogen

is halogen (any element of group 7).

As an adjective polyhalogenated is

with multiple halogen atoms.

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.
  • polyhalogenated

    English

    Adjective

    (-)
  • with multiple halogen atoms.