AskDefine | Define chlorohydrin

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Noun

  1. Any halohydrin in which the halogen is chlorine.

Extensive Definition

A halohydrin is a type of chemical compound or functional group in which one carbon atom has a substituent of the halogen group and an adjacent carbon atom has a hydroxyl substituent.
Halohydrin formation:
Halohydrin reactions:
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