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Dehydrohalogenation

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    A dehydrohalogenation is an elimination reaction in which the net reaction is the loss of a molecule of a hydrogen halide ( HF, HCl, HBr, or HI) from the molecule of the substrate.

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    Overall, dehydrohalogenation is the exact opposite of hydrohalogenation.