lactose intolerance

noun
congenital disorder consisting of an inability to digest milk and milk products; absence or deficiency of lactase results in an inability to hydrolyze lactose
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  • Lactose intolerance — Classification and external resources Lactose (disaccharide of β D galactose β D glucose) is normally split by lactase. ICD 10 …   Wikipedia

  • lactose intolerance — lac tose in*tol er*ance (l[a^]k t[=o]s [i^]n*t[o^]l [ e]r*ans), n. A physiological condition in which lactose cannot be hydrolyzed in the intestine, leading to uncomfortable gaseousness, cramps, or diarrhea after eating a lactose containing food… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lactose intolerance — Inability to digest lactose, a component of milk and most other dairy products. Lactose is sometimes also used as an ingredient in other foods, so those with a lactase deficiency should check labels carefully. The basis for this condition is lack …   Medical dictionary

  • lactose intolerance — noun Inability to fully metabolize lactose. See Also: lactose intolerant …   Wiktionary

  • lactose intolerance — The inability to digest or absorb lactose, a type of sugar found in milk and other dairy products …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • lactose intolerance — inability or difficulty digesting milk sugar (characterized by symptoms such as cramping, diarrhea, etc. following the consumption of dairy products) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • lactose intolerance syndrome — lactose intolerance syndrome. См. синдром Дуранда Холзела. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • congenital lactose intolerance — lactose intolerance present at birth, due to deficiency of lactase activity; see lactase deficiency …   Medical dictionary

  • Intolerance au lactose — Intolérance au lactose La digestion du lactose qui ne se fait pas chez les personnes intolérantes. L’intolérance au lactose est l’incapacité à digérer le lactose (sucre de lait) à cause de l’absence ou de la quantité insuffisante d’enzymes… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Lactose — (Milk sugar) IUPAC name β D galactopyranosyl (1→4) D glucose …   Wikipedia

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