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halogen

 [hal´o-jen]
an element of group VII of the periodic table, the members of which form similar (saltlike) compounds in combination with sodium. The halogens are bromine, chlorine, fluorine, iodine, and astatine.

hal·o·gen

(hal'ō-jen),
One of the chlorine group (fluorine, chlorine, bromine, iodine, astatine) of elements; halogens form monobasic acids with hydrogen, and their hydroxides (fluorine forms none) are also monobasic acids.
[G. hals, salt, + -gen, producing]

halogen

/hal·o·gen/ (hal´o-jen) any of the nonmetallic elements of the seventh group of the periodic system: chlorine, iodine, bromine, fluorine, and astatine.

halogen

[hal′ōjən]
Etymology: Gk, hals, salt, genein, to produce
any member of group 17 (or Group VIIA) in the periodic table: fluorine, chlorine, bromine, iodine, and astatine. With the exception of astatine, they are found in seawater as the corresponding halide ion.

hal·o·gen

(hal'ō-jen)
One of the chlorine group (fluorine, chlorine, bromine, iodine, astatine) of elements; halogens form monobasic acids with hydrogen, and their hydroxides (fluorine forms none) are also monobasic acids.
[G. hals, salt, + -gen, producing]

hal·o·gen

(hal'ō-jen)
One of the chlorine group of elements; forms monobasic acids with hydrogen, and their hydroxides.
[G. hals, salt, + -gen, producing]

halogen (hal´ōjen),

n an element of a closely related group of elements consisting of fluorine, chlorine, bromine, and iodine.

halogen

an element of group VII of the periodic table, the members of which form similar (saltlike) compounds in combination with sodium. The halogens are bromine, chlorine, fluorine, iodine and astatine.