Polychlorinated vs Polyhalogenated - What's the difference?

polychlorinated | polyhalogenated | Related terms |

Polychlorinated is a related term of polyhalogenated.


As adjectives the difference between polychlorinated and polyhalogenated

is that polychlorinated is (chemistry) having many hydrogen atoms replaced by chlorine while polyhalogenated is with multiple halogen atoms.

polychlorinated

English

Adjective

(-)
  • (chemistry) Having many hydrogen atoms replaced by chlorine.
  • Derived terms

    *polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) *polychlorinated naphthalene (PCN)

    polyhalogenated

    English

    Adjective

    (-)
  • with multiple halogen atoms.