noun. ['ˈlæktoʊs'] a sugar comprising one glucose molecule linked to a galactose molecule; occurs only in milk.
- milk sugar
Rhymes with Lactose
Sentences with lactose
1. Noun, singular or mass
Since lactose can be challenging to break down, avoid feeding dairy products such as cheese or milk.
Another solution is to drink milk produced for individuals who are lactose intolerant.
3. Verb, base form
Another possible cause of frequent loose stools is a food allergy, such as to lactose.
Disaccharides like sucrose and lactose** have two sugar molecules.