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View in Spanish: Intolerancia a la lactosa

Lactose intolerance (LAK-tose in-TAH-luh-runts)
The inability to digest or absorb lactose, a type of sugar found in milk and other dairy products.



 
 
Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.