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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

(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

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]
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