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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

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
http://www.medicinenet.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=19526
Last Editorial Review: 9/20/2012

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