Medical Dictionary

galactose

noun ga·lac·tose \gə-ˈlak-ˌtōs, -ˌtōz\

Medical 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
April 20, 2015
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