Definition of Troche

1. Noun. A medicated lozenge used to soothe the throat.

Exact synonyms: Cough Drop, Pastil, Pastille
Generic synonyms: Lozenge



Definition of Troche

1. n. A medicinal tablet or lozenge; strictly, one of circular form.

Definition of Troche

1. Noun. A lozenge; a cough drop. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Troche

1. a medicated lozenge [n -S]

Medical Definition of Troche

1. A medicinal tablet or lozenge; strictly, one of circular form. Origin: Gr. Trochos anything round or circular, a wheel, properly, a runner, fr. Trechein to run. Cf. Trochee. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Troche

trochanterian
trochanteric
trochanteric bursa
trochanteric bursitis
trochanteric crest
trochanteric fossa
trochanteric syndrome
trochanterplasty
trochanters
trochantin
trochantine
trochantines
trochantinian
trochar
trochars
troche (current term)
trochee
trochees
troches
trochi
trochil
trochili
trochilic
trochilics
trochilidine
trochilidist
trochilidists
trochilos
trochils
trochilus

Literary usage of Troche

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1. King's American Dispensatory by John King, Harvey Wickes Felter, John Uri Lloyd (1900)
"Each troche contains 2 grains of extract of dioscorea (J. King). ... Nearly 5 grains of ferric hydroxide are contained in each troche. ..."

2. The Art of Compounding: A Text Book for Students and Reference Book for by Wilbur Lincoln Scoville (1904)
"These do not make as hard a troche, unless gum is also present, but they are very ... If a troche-board and cutter is at hand, the mass is now weighed, ..."

3. Medical lexicon by Robley Dunglison (1851)
"... T. pectora'le» reali Dano'rum, Li- r/ii'ii'ire troche* tci'iA Opium, ... troche* of Bicar'bonate af Soda. (Soda; bicarb. ..."

4. Madame de Sévigné: Her Correspondents and Contemporaries by Henriette Consuelo Samsom Puliga (1873)
"1671. First letter of Madame de Sevigne to Madame de Grignan.—Friends of Madame de Sevigne : Madame de la Fayette, Madame de Lavardin, Madame de la troche, ..."

5. The Historical Works of Sir James Balfour by James Balfour (1824)
"... in leaning troche an item one record to be looked one by posterity 5 wich compte wes showen to Kinge Charles at the ..."

6. Calendar of the Close Rolls Preserved in the Public Record Office: Prepared by Public Record Office, Great Britain Public Record Office, Great Britain (1904)
"... troche vj perles o»[e] ij charneux de iiij perles et a trespas iiij perles, ... troche iiij perles, garny de rubies tt emeraudes, appraise a rjl. ..."

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