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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.
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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]
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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]
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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]
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