lactose

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (UK) IPA (key): /ˈlæk.təʊs/ or /ˈlæk.təʊz/
  • (US) IPA (key): /ˈlæk.toʊs/

Noun[change]

Singular
lactose

Plural
lactoses

  1. Lactose is a disaccharide that is made up of two simple sugars, glucose and galactose.
Types of sugar

Monosaccharides (C6H12O6) — glucosefructosegalactose

Disaccharides (C12H22O11) — maltosesucroselactose

Polysaccharidesstarchcelluloseglycogen