What does lactulose mean?

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  1. lactulose(Noun)

    A disaccharide of galactose and fructose formed when milk is heated


  1. Lactulose

    Lactulose is a synthetic, non-digestible sugar used in the treatment of chronic constipation and hepatic encephalopathy, a complication of liver disease. It is a disaccharide formed from one molecule each of the simple sugars fructose and galactose. It is produced commercially by isomerization of lactose. It is broadly classified as an osmotic laxative.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Lactulose

    A synthetic disaccharide used in the treatment of constipation and hepatic encephalopathy. It has also been used in the diagnosis of gastrointestinal disorders. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p887)


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lactulose in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lactulose in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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