lactose

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From Latin lac (milk) + -ose (sugar) (derivation of sucrose).

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lactose (uncountable)

  1. (biochemistry) The disaccharide sugar of milk and dairy products, C12H22O11, (a product of glucose and galactose) used as a food and in medicinal compounds.

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Hyphenation: lac‧to‧se

Noun[edit]

lactose f (uncountable)

  1. lactose

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lactose m (uncountable)

  1. lactose

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Noun[edit]

lactose f (plural lactoses)

  1. (biochemistry) lactose (disaccharide sugar of milk)

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