NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,380 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- nicotine lozenge
- listen (NIH-kuh-TEEN LAH-zinj)
- A hard candy-like tablet that contains a small dose of nicotine. The nicotine is absorbed through the lining of the mouth and goes into the blood. This helps stop nicotine cravings and relieves symptoms that occur when a person is trying to quit smoking. A prescription is not needed for nicotine lozenges.