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Galactose

Ga`lac´tose
n.1.(Chem.) A white, crystalline sugar, C6H12O6, isomeric with dextrose, obtained by the decomposition of milk sugar, and also from certain gums. When oxidized it forms mucic acid. Called also lactose (though it is not lactose proper).
Noun1.galactose - a simple sugar found in lactose
Synonyms: brain sugar
Pronunciation: (guh-LAK-tos)

A type of sugar in milk products and sugar beets. The body also makes galactose.

brain sugar, saccharose, sucrose
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