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tro·che

(trō'kē), Avoid the mispronunciation trōsh.
A small, disc-shaped or rhombic body composed of solidifying paste containing an astringent, antiseptic, or demulcent drug, used for local treatment of the mouth or throat, the troche being held in the mouth until dissolved. The vehicle or base of the troche is usually sugar, made adhesive by admixture with acacia or tragacanth, fruit paste, made from black or red currants, confection of rose, or balsam of tolu.
Synonym(s): lozenge, morsulus, pastil (2) , pastille, trochiscus
[L. trochiscus fr. G. trochiskos, a little wheel, fr. trochos, a wheel]

lozenge

/loz·enge/ (loz´enj) [Fr.]
1. troche; a discoid-shaped, solid, medicinal preparation for solution in the mouth, consisting of an active ingredient incorporated in a suitably flavored base.
2. a triangular area of tissue marked for excision in plastic surgery.

lozenge

(lŏz′ĭnj)
n.
1. A small, medicated candy intended to be dissolved slowly in the mouth to lubricate and soothe irritated tissues of the throat.
2.
a. A four-sided planar figure with a diamondlike shape; a rhombus that is not a square.
b. Something having this shape, especially a heraldic device.

lozenge

See troche.

lozenge

Troche Drug delivery A sweetened disk-shaped pill  containing a topical therapeutic–eg, an astringent, antiseptic, or analgesic which is dissolved in the mouth for optimal efficacy

tro·che

(trō'kē)
A small, disc-shaped, or rhombic body composed of solidifying paste containing an astringent, antiseptic, or demulcent drug, used for local treatment of the mouth or throat; held in the mouth until dissolved.
Synonym(s): lozenge, pastille (2) , pastil.
[L. trochiscus fr. G. trochiskos, a little wheel, fr. trochos, a wheel]

tro·che

(trō'kē) Avoid the mispronunciation trōsh.
A small, discoid or rhombic body composed of solidifying paste containing an astringent, antiseptic, or demulcent drug, used for local treatment of mouth or throat. Troches are meant to dissolve in the mouth and are also called lozenges and pastilles.
Synonym(s): lozenge, morsulus.
[L. trochiscus fr. G. trochiskos, a little wheel, fr. trochos, a wheel]

lozenge (läz´enj),

n a medicated, disk-shaped tablet designed to dissolve slowly in the oral cavity.

lozenge

1. a medicated tablet or disk; a troche.
2. a triangular area of tissue marked for excision in plastic surgery.
3. a name given to the chestnut-colored spot on the head of Blenheim type Cavalier King Charles and King Charles spaniels. Called also 'kissing spot'.
References in classic literature ?
David raised the lids and shook his head, while Jacob put his finger in and took out a guinea to taste whether the metamorphosis into lozenges was complete and satisfactory.
We believe the lozenge will be ideal for professional singers, choirs, vicars and others who rely on their voices for their living.
Of those who lapsed, 69% on place borelapsed, compared with 61% using a nicotine patch, 64% on bupropion with a lozenge, 63% on bupropion, 62% on a lozenge, and 61% on a patch with a lozenge.
The placebo-controlled trial sought to identify the effects on milestones of smoking cessation of five pharmacologic therapies: nicotine lozenge, nicotine patch, bupropion, bupropion with a nicotine lozenge, and nicotine patch with a nicotine lozenge.
Tom Jones, Stereophonics singer Kelly Jones, Katherine Jenkins and Cerys Matthews are all fans of the lozenge.
The party is trying to entice voters for the upcoming elections to the prestigious Khadiya assembly seat by offering them the popular throat lozenge called ' Vicks ki goli '.
Each lozenge is cut from a warm filament, leaving two ridged surfaces which, on cooling, present many brittle facets.
The precision and design of the Bush Barrow lozenge proves that the people who built and used Stonehenge had a detailed knowledge of mathematics and geometry.
The research was carried out in a collaboration between Western University and the developer of the probiotic, BLIS Technologies Ltd, and demonstrated that daily dosing with a single lozenge of BLIS M18 resulted in a greater than 80% (100 million probiotic/lozenge) and 90% (1 billion probiotic/lozenge), respectively, of individuals (healthy young adults) having detectable levels of the probiotic after 7 days administration.
Zinc ion availability--the determinant of efficacy in zinc lozenge treatment of common colds.
i] Large 2 mg and 4 mg Nicorette Lozenge is expected to be back on shelves later in 2015.
com)-- Island Abbey Foods[R], a PEI-based natural health product producer, has announced today that their two newest lozenge product innovations, honibe[R] honey lozenges[TM] with cherry and honibe[R] honey lozenges[TM] with Immune Boost, will now be available at Shoppers Drug Mart across the country.