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lactin

lactin


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lactin  \Lac"tin\,  n.  [L.  lac,  lactis,  milk:  cf  F.  lactine.  Cf 
  {Galactin}.]  (Physiol.  Chem.) 
  See  {Lactose}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lactose  \Lac"tose`\,  n. 
  1.  (Physiol.  Chem.)  Sugar  of  milk  or  milk  sugar;  a 
  crystalline  sugar  present  in  milk,  and  separable  from  the 
  whey  by  evaporation  and  crystallization.  It  has  a  slightly 
  sweet  taste,  is  dextrorotary,  and  is  much  less  soluble  in 
  water  than  either  cane  sugar  or  glucose.  Formerly  called 
  {lactin}. 
 
  2.  (Chem.)  See  {Galactose}.