What is another word for lactose?

Pronunciation: [lˈaktə͡ʊz] (IPA)

Lactose is a complex sugar found in milk and dairy products. If you're lactose intolerant, you may be looking for synonyms for lactose to help you identify ingredients you need to avoid. Some common synonyms include milk sugar, lactobiose, galactose-β-1,4-glucose, and D-galactopyranosyl-β-D-glucopyranose. These terms all refer to the same sugar molecule, which can cause digestive discomfort in people who lack the enzyme lactase needed to digest it. Knowing these synonyms can help you identify lactose in food labels, so you can make informed choices about what to eat and drink.

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    • Adjective
      intolerant.

What are the hypernyms for Lactose?

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What are the hyponyms for Lactose?

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  • hyponyms for lactose (as nouns)

    • substance
      disaccharide.

Usage examples for Lactose

lactose, 30. Lard, 52, 54. Larynx, 272-276. Laveran, 301. Leavening, 43-45. Legumin, 32. Leprosy, 178. Lettuce, 26, 61. Lime, carbon dioxid and, 137; in body, 70, 210, 211; in water, 88. "Lime-juicers," 57 note.
"A Handbook of Health"
Woods Hutchinson
332. Lactic Fermentation changes the sugar of milk, lactose, to lactic acid, i.
"An Introduction to Chemical Science"
R.P. Williams
When the carbohydrate was lactose he was able to cure and prevent scurvy.
"The Vitamine Manual"
Walter H. Eddy

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