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ga•lac•tose



Pronunciation: (gu-lak'tōs), [key]
n. Chem.
a white, crystalline, water-soluble hexose sugar, C6H12O6, obtained in its dextrorotatory form from milk sugar by hydrolysis and in its levorotatory form from mucilages.

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