Halogen Definition

Chemistry Glossary Definition of Halogen

Fluorine element
Fluorine is an example of a halogen. me/wikimedia commons/public domain

Halogen Definition:

A element located in Group VIIA of the periodic table. Halogens are reactive nonmetals having seven valence electrons.

Examples:

fluorine, chlorine, bromine, iodine

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