lactose

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Borrowed from French lactose, from Latin lac (milk) + -ose (derivation of sucrose). Coined by French chemist Marcelin Berthelot.

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lactose (countable and uncountable, plural lactoses)

  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]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French lactose, formed from Latin lac (milk) +‎ -ose (sugar) (derivation of sucrose).

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  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: lac‧to‧se

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lactose f (uncountable)

  1. lactose

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Coined by French chemist Marcelin Berthelot, from Latin lac (milk) + -ose (derivation of sucrose). See also lait.

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lactose m (usually uncountable, plural lactoses)

  1. (biochemistry) lactose

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French lactose, formed from Latin lac (milk) +‎ -ose (sugar) (derivation of sucrose).

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lactose f (plural lactoses)

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

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