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lozenge

1. Med a medicated tablet held in the mouth until it has dissolved
2. Geometry another name for rhombus
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Lozenge

An equilateral four-sided figure with pairs of equal angles, two acute and two obtuse; a rhombic or diamond-shaped figure.
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lozenge

1. A rhomb or, more rarely, a rhomboid; usually one of a series.
2. In a double lancet window, a small light which pierces the space between the heads of the two lancets. (See illustration p. 608.)
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Near David, he felt himself in the vicinity of lozenges: he chuckled and rubbed his brother's back, brandishing the bundle higher out of reach.
I remain hopeful that Life Extension[R] readers will accept my message and try zinc acetate lozenges. If started at the very first symptom of a common cold, which usually starts with a scratchy throat, regular use each two wakeful hours will often, if not always, abort colds by the end of the first day.
Last month, Nicorette unveiled new Nicorette Coated Ice Mint Lozenges, the first-ever coated lozenge, in partnership with former smoker and NASCAR legend Dale Earnhardt Jr.
The non-placebo lozenges contained gymnemic acids, a triterpenoid saponin glycoside isolated from the woody vine Gymnema sylvestre, known to suppress the sensation of sweetness by inhibiting sweet taste receptors.
THE BREATH CO MOUTH WETTING LOZENGES RELIEVE a dry mouth and refresh your breath with these mandarin mint lozenges which contain zinc, oxygen and xylitol to attack germs.
The Breath Co Mouth Wetting Lozenges Relieve dry mouth and refresh your breath with these mandarin mint lozenges which contain zinc, oxygen and xylitol to attack germs.
An unemployed man who stole a variety of throat lozenges and chocolates from a convenience store at Kuala Lumpur Hospital (HKL) was sentenced to three weeks' jail by the Magistrate's Court here today.
The results of a meta-analysis provide further support for the use of zinc acetate lozenges to shorten common cold duration.
TEHRAN (FNA)- According to a meta-analysis of three randomized controlled trials, zinc acetate lozenges may increase the rate of recovery from the common cold three fold.
Solusnore lozenges are sugarfree and specially formulated to gradually impregnate the flexible tissue in the throat to help prevent snoring.A number of factors can contribute to the slackening of these tissues including age and alcohol and tobacco consumption, Active ingredients include vitamins E and B5, which help to prevent cell ageing and aid healing, mint oil to aid fresh breath, aloe vera and pectin.
Dosing of the sublingual flumazenil lozenges began at one 6-mg lozenge four times daily, titrating up by adding an extra lozenge every 4-5 days until reaching a maximum of 12 per day.
CONTAINING vitamins E and B5, which help prevent cell ageing and aid healing, mint oil for fresh breath, aloe vera and pectin, Solusnore lozenges (PS9.95 for packet of 15, www.healthy2u.co.uk) profess to "gradually impregnate the flexible tissue in the throat to help prevent snoring".