lozenge lozenge  /ˈlɔ zəndʒ/


  1. (n) a small aromatic or medicated candy
  2. (n) a dose of medicine in the form of a small pellet



  1. People tend to use the gum and the lozenge longer and the nicotine patch shorter.
  2. That is a much prettier pastime than dreaming about going to Mars with a goldfish bowl over one's head and a superconcentrated food lozenge under the tongue.
  3. Shown faces expressing fear, the healthy brains lit up predictably in the lozenge-shaped amygdala, an emotional center involved in recognizing expressions and tones of voice.


  1. Ryan Braun admits to PED use, issues apology

    He said he took a "cream and a lozenge" at the end of the year as he was trying to heal from a nagging injury
    on August 27, 2013     Source: 1180 WHAM

  2. Ryan Braun's Brewers teammates accept his apology

    Braun released a statement Thursday night acknowledging for the first time that he used a cream and a lozenge containing banned substances while recovering from an injury in 2011, when he won the National League's MVP award.
    on August 24, 2013     Source: Detroit News

  3. Ryan Braun finally admits drug use in 2011

    Ryan Braun finally said it: He took performance-enhancing drugs. A month after suddenly abandoning his claims of innocence and accepting a 65-game suspension from Major League Baseball, the Milwaukee Brewers slugger admitted he took a cream and a lozenge containing banned substances whi...
    on August 24, 2013     Source: NBC NEWS

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