Translation of lactose in Spanish:


lactosa, n.

Pronunciation /ˈlækˌtoʊz//ˈlaktəʊs//ˈlaktəʊz//ˈlækˌtoʊs/


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    lactosa feminine
    • The enzyme lactase breaks down the lactose to galactose and glucose.
    • The common sugars that form part of the diet are sucrose, lactose (milk sugar), and maltose.
    • Some individuals may lose the ability to digest lactose and become lactose intolerant.
    • Soymilk does not contain lactose (milk sugar) and can be drunk by those who are allergic to normal milk.
    • Some babies are unable to digest the sugar lactose, which is in cow's milk formulas.