lactase deficiency syndrome


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lactase deficiency syndrome

[′lak‚tās də‚fish·ən·sē ‚sin‚drōm]
(medicine)
Diarrhea induced by ingestion of a lactose-containing food such as milk, secondary to a congenital or acquired deficiency of lactase.
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