Troche

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Medical Definition of Troche

Troche: A small medicated lozenge designed to dissolve. For example, to soothe the throat as a cough drop.

Strictly speaking, a troche should be circular since the word derives from the Greek "trokhiskos" meaning "a little wheel."

Pronounced trOh-key


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Reviewed on 5/13/2016

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