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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]

troche

/tro·che/ (tro´ke) lozenge (1).

troche

(trō′kē)
n.
A small, circular medicinal lozenge; a pastille.

troche

[trō′kē]
Etymology: Gk, trochos, lozenge
a small oval, round, or oblong tablet containing a medicinal agent incorporated in a flavored, sweetened mucilage or fruit base that dissolves in the mouth, releasing the drug. Also called lozenge, rotula, trochiscus.

troche

Lozenge A form of oral medication formulated as a discoid solid containing a therapeutic agent in a flavored base; a troche is placed in the mouth and allowed to slowly dissolve, releasing its active ingredient–eg, analgesic, antibiotic, antihistaminic, antiseptic, antitussive, decongestant, local anesthetic. Cf Pill.

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]

troche

A small, medicinal lozenge.

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]

troche (trō´kē),

n See lozenge.
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