galactose

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genetic disease (autosomal recessive) in which an enzyme needed to metabolize galactose is deficient or absent; typically develops shortly after birth galactosemia
any of a group of enzymes (trade name Lactaid) that hydrolyze lactose to glucose and galactose Lactaid , lactase
sugar comprising one glucose molecule linked to a galactose molecule; occurs only in milk lactose , milk sugar
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