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What are the Pseudohalogens or halogenoids?

We know that dimers of halide ions are called halogens, In the similar way covalent dimers of the pseudohalide ions are called pseudohalogens or halogenoids. 
The pseudohalogens known are :
Cyanogen (CN)2
Oxycyanogen (OCN)2
Thiocyanogen (SCN)2
Selenocyanogen (SeCN)2
Tellurocyanogen (TeCN)2
Azido carbon disulphide (SCSN3)2

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