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Definition of "halogenated" [halogenated]

  • Simple past tense and past participle of halogenate. (verb)
  • Treated or reacted with a halogen. (adjective)
  • Formally derived from another compound by the replacement of one or more hydrogen atoms with a halogen. (adjective)

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Use "halogenated" in a sentence
  • "TBAs are 2,4,6-tribromoanisoles, one of a class of chemical compounds known as halogenated anisoles, which can produce a moldy or musty odor in food, drugs and other products."
  • "Instead, other possible by-products, such as halogenated quinones, which may be present in treated water at previously undetectable concentrations, are now under suspicion."
  • "The agency says currently available data indicate that serious adverse health effects have not resulted from ingestion of drugs or foods contaminated with halogenated anisole compounds at the levels of contamination that have been reported."