dehydrochlorination

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

Definition of dehydrochlorination

  1. :  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

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

Medical Definition of dehydrochlorination

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

dehydrochlorinate

\-ˈklōr-ə-ˌnāt, -ˈklȯr-\play transitive verb

dehydrochlorinated

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dehydrochlorinating


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