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-keySource: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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