lactose intolerant

Definition of lactose intolerant

chemistry

  1. :  unable to digest lactose

Word by Word Definitions

lactoseplay
  1. :  a disaccharide sugar C12H22O11 that is present in milk and yields glucose and galactose upon hydrolysis and yields especially lactic acid upon fermentation

intolerantplay
  1. :  unable or unwilling to endure

    :  unwilling to grant equal freedom of expression especially in religious matters

    :  unwilling to grant or share social, political, or professional rights :  bigoted


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