What is another word for lactose?

47 synonyms found


[ lˈaktə͡ʊz], [ lˈaktə‍ʊz], [ l_ˈa_k_t_əʊ_z]

How to use "Lactose" in context?

Lactose is a type of sugar found in milk. It is a white, crystalline, water-soluble powder. Lactose is the main carbohydrate in milk and is important for the growth and development of young children. It is also found in other milk products, such as cheese, yogurt, and ice cream. About 80% of the population has some degree of lactose intolerance, which means they cannot digest lactose. This often results in diarrhea, gas, and cramps.

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