dehydrochlorination

noun de·hy·dro·chlo·ri·na·tion \ (ˌ)dē-ˌhī-drə-ˌklȯr-ə-ˈnā-shən \

Definition of dehydrochlorination

: the process of removing hydrogen and chlorine or hydrogen chloride from a compound

dehydrochlorinate

play \-ˈklȯr-ə-ˌnāt\ transitive verb

First Known Use of dehydrochlorination

1936


Medical Dictionary

dehydrochlorination

noun de·hy·dro·chlo·ri·na·tion \ -ˌklōr-ə-ˈnā-shən, -ˌklȯr- \

medical Definition of dehydrochlorination

: the process of removing hydrogen and chlorine or hydrogen chloride from a compound

dehydrochlorinate

play \-ˈklōr-ə-ˌnāt, -ˈklȯr-\ transitive verb dehydrochlorinated; dehydrochlorinating

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