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ga·lac·tose

 (gə-lăk′tōs′)
n.
A monosaccharide, C6H12O6, commonly occurring in lactose and in certain pectins, gums, and mucilages.

galactose

(ɡəˈlæktəʊz; -əʊs)
n
(Biochemistry) a white water-soluble monosaccharide found in lactose. Formula: C6H12O6

ga•lac•tose

(gəˈlæk toʊs)

n.
a white sugar, C6H12O6, obtained from milk sugar and vegetable mucilage.
[1865–70; < Greek galakt-]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.galactose - a simple sugar found in lactose
saccharose, sucrose - a complex carbohydrate found in many plants and used as a sweetening agent
Translations
galactosa
galaktose
galaktose
galaktos

ga·lac·tose

n. galactosa, monosacárido derivado de la lactosa por acción de una enzima o un ácido mineral;
___ cataractcatarata de ___.

galactose

n galactosa