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milk sugar

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milk sugar

(Elements & Compounds) another name for lactose
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(ˈlæk toʊs)

1. a disaccharide, C12H22O11, present in milk, that upon hydrolysis yields glucose and galactose.
2. a white, crystalline, sweet, water-soluble commercial form of this compound obtained from whey and used in infant feedings, in confections and other foods, in bacteriological media, and in pharmacology as a diluent. Also called milk sugar.
[1855–60; < Latin lact-, s. of lac milk + -ose2]
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Milk sugar

A form of sugar found in mammals’ milk and now usually referred to as lactose. When an infant had to be bottle-fed, cows’ milk was sometimes fortified with extra milk sugar.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.milk sugar - a sugar comprising one glucose molecule linked to a galactose molecule; occurs only in milk; "cow's milk contains about 4.7% lactose"
disaccharide - any of a variety of carbohydrates that yield two monosaccharide molecules on complete hydrolysis
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In the normal digestive process, lactase transforms milk sugar into galactose and glucose, which are then absorbed to the bloodstream.
Pastry is made from fine flour, butter, milk sugar, eggs, yeast and fruit flavourings.
Whey left over from the manufacturing process mostly consists of the milk sugar lactose, the sugar fructose and lactic acid.
Most flavored greek yogurts, like this one, probably have 3 to 5 grams of naturally occurring milk sugar.
Inspired from a bowl of cereal, this 4-grain breakfast beer is made with barley, wheat, oats and rye, and is finished with honey and milk sugar. They ferment this beer very dry and add the milk sugar to create a delicate and unique sweetness.
It is made after separating the milk into curds and whey, with the whey fermented into a beer using special yeast that converts the milk sugar into alcohol.
Luckily, this frangipani and rice milk sugar scrub does the job.
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BACKGROUND: Ingestion of a large dose of the milk sugar lactose--for example, the 50-g load in 1 liter of milk--causes symptoms such as abdominal pain, diarrhea, bloating, and flatulence in the majority of people with lactose malabsorption.
Lactose, a milk sugar, is a carbohydrate and a natural component of milk.
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