Definition of Lactulose

1. Noun. (organic compound) A disaccharide of galactose and fructose formed when milk is heated ¹



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Medical Definition of Lactulose

1. A synthetic disaccharide used in the treatment of constipation and hepatic encephalopathy. It has also been used in the diagnosis of gastrointestinal disorders. Pharmacological action: cathartic, gastrointestinal agents. Chemical name: D-Fructose, 4-O-beta-D-galactopyranosyl- (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lactulose

lactotherapy
lactotransferrin
lactotroph
lactotrophic
lactotrophs
lactotropin
lactovegetarian
lactovegetarians
lactoylglutathione lyase
lactuca
lactucic
lactucic acid
lactucin
lactucone
lactulose (current term)
lacturamic
lacturamic acid
lactyl
lactylate
lactylates
lacuna
lacuna cerebri
lacuna musculorum
lacuna pharyngis
lacuna urethralis
lacuna vasorum
lacunae
lacunae laterales

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