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milk sugar

noun
1.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50
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Examples from the web for milk sugar
  • The principal carbohydrate in cow's milk is lactose or milk sugar.
  • The tang is the lactic acid that's been formed by the breakdown of the milk sugar, lactose.
  • Lactase is the enzyme that digests the major milk sugar, lactose.
  • Lactic acid-a colorless or slightly yellow, syrupy liquid-is naturally formed by the fermentation of lactose, or milk sugar.
  • For example, dairy products won't do as a calcium source for children who can't tolerate lactose-milk sugar.
  • If you are lactose intolerant, you have trouble digesting the milk sugar--lactose.
  • And these foods could play a bigger role for children who can't tolerate milk sugar.
  • For example, lactose or milk sugar intolerance is relatively common.
  • Lactose intolerance occurs when the body has trouble breaking down the milk sugar.
British Dictionary definitions for milk sugar

milk sugar

noun
1.
another name for lactose
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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milk sugar in Medicine

milk sugar n.
See lactose.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
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