galactose


ga·lac·tose

noun \gə-ˈlak-ˌtōs, -ˌtōz\

Definition of GALACTOSE

: an optically active sugar C6H12O6 that is less soluble and less sweet than glucose and is known in dextrorotatory, levorotatory, and racemic forms

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