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lactase deficiency

Noun1.lactase deficiency - congenital disorder consisting of an inability to digest milk and milk products; absence or deficiency of lactase results in an inability to hydrolyze lactose
Pronunciation: (LAK-tayss duh-FISH-en-see)

Lack of the lactase enzyme. Causes lactose intolerance.

congenital disease, genetic abnormality, genetic defect, genetic disease, genetic disorder, hereditary condition, hereditary disease, inherited disease, inherited disorder, lactose intolerance, milk intolerance
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