Definition of milk sugar in English:

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milk sugar

noun

Another term for lactose.
Example sentences
  • Milk comprises water, protein, carbohydrates (a milk sugar called lactose), minerals, fats and a variety of other substances.
  • Galactose is a milk sugar and glucose is the sugar that sits on your table; it's also a component of fruits and grains.
  • This is because they may not produce enough of the enzyme, lactase, which breaks down lactose, the milk sugar in dairy products.

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