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milk sugar

Origin of milk sugar
1840-50 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • This comes from the original fermentation of the milk-sugar and 284remains to contaminate the normal eye.

    The Book of Cheese Charles Thom and Walter Warner Fisk
  • The most common type found in spontaneously soured milk changes the milk-sugar into lactic acid without the production of any gas.

  • During manufacture and the ripening process, the milk-sugar is changed to lactic acid.

    The Book of Cheese Charles Thom and Walter Warner Fisk
  • In these cases the milk-sugar is decomposed in such a way as to give off CO2 and H, and in some cases, alcohol.

  • With the increase in whey, the amount of milk-sugar carried into the cheese increases.

    The Book of Cheese Charles Thom and Walter Warner Fisk
  • The chief feature of this ripening is the formation of lactic acid from the milk-sugar by the action of bacteria.

    The Fundamentals of Bacteriology Charles Bradfield Morrey
  • Galactose occurs in the animal kingdom as one of the constituents of lactose, or milk-sugar.

    The Chemistry of Plant Life Roscoe Wilfred Thatcher
  • Three kinds of sugar are found in commerce, namely—cane-sugar, grape-sugar, and milk-sugar.

    Commercial Geography Jacques W. Redway
  • If it is thought that the cheese will be sour, the curd should be washed in cold water to remove the acid and milk-sugar.

    The Book of Cheese Charles Thom and Walter Warner Fisk
  • milk-sugar is also present, more or less like ordinary sugar, but not so sweet.

    Food Guide for War Service at Home Katharine Blunt, Frances L. Swain, and Florence Powdermaker
British Dictionary definitions for milk-sugar

milk sugar

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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