antisialagogue


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antisialagogue

 [an″te-, an″ti-si-al´ah-gog]
an agent that inhibits the flow of saliva.

an·ti·si·al·a·gogue

(an'tē-sī-al'ă-gog), Avoid the misspelling antisialogogue.
An agent that diminishes or arrests the flow of saliva (for example, atropine).
[anti- + G. sialon, saliva, + agōgos, drawing forth]

antisialagogue

/an·ti·si·al·a·gogue/ (an″te-) (an″ti-si-al´ah-gog) counteracting saliva formation; also, an agent that counteracts any influence that promotes the flow of saliva.antisialagog´ic

an·ti·si·al·a·gogue

(an'tē-sī-al'ă-gog) Avoid the misspelling antisialogogue.
An agent that diminishes or arrests the flow of saliva (e.g., atropine).
[anti- + G. sialon, saliva, + agōgos, drawing forth]

antisialagogue, antisialogogue

an agent that inhibits the flow of saliva.
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Antisialagogues are frequently used alone or in combination with other forms of therapy; these anticholinergic drugs act on the cholinergic, parasympathetic, secretomotor neurons of the gland and cause a temporary reduction in salivary output.