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salivation

 [sal″ĭ-va´shun]
1. the secretion of saliva.

sal·i·va·tion

(sal'i-vā'shŭn),
Production of saliva. See: sialorrhea.

salivation

/sal·i·va·tion/ (sal″ĭ-va´shun)
1. the secretion of saliva.

salivation

[sal′ivā′shən]
the process of saliva secretion by the salivary glands.

si·a·lism

, sialismus (sī'ă-lizm, -liz'mŭs)
An excess secretion of saliva.
Synonym(s): ptyalism, salivation, sialorrhea, sialosis.
[G. sialismos]

salivation

The production of saliva. Excessive salivation is a feature of mouth ulcers and other causes of mouth irritation, PARKINSON'S DISEASE, nerve gas poisoning, organophosphorus insecticide poisoning, mercury poisoning, RABIES and overactivity of the parasympathetic nervous system.

salivation (sal´ivā´shən),

n the production of saliva.

salivation

1. the secretion of saliva.
2. ptyalism.

excessive salivation
may be caused by slaframine toxicosis from the fungus Rhizoctonia leguminocola, by foreign bodies or painful lesions in the mouth. To be distinguished from drooling of saliva because of failure to swallow.
salivation inhibitor
antisialagogue; examples are atropine and glycopyrrolate.
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Signs of the disease in species vary, but key indicators include a high fever, excessive salivation, swelling of the head and neck, lameness and sometimes discolouration of the tongue.
5 per cent of affected pussies died or were euthanased after suffering severe tremors, excessive salivation and seizures.
pears (chloral hydrate), almonds (cyanide), carrots (water hemlock), garlic (arsenic or organophosphates) X--extrapyramidal (tremors or dystonia) or pyramidal (hypertonia or hyperreflexia) disturbances I--ileus D--dry mouth or excessive salivation R--rashes or erythema O--overdose (beware of polypharmacy) M--muscle tone E--eyes (check pupils and check for nystagmus) S--skin (flushing or sweating) Table II.
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This trend might reflect the increasing practice of combining other antipsychotics with clozapine to keep dosage low enough to minimize side effects such as sedation, excessive salivation, and weight gain, he said.
In an edition of Waltham International Fo - cus, in 1991, Susanna Penman and Peter Emily wrote ``as the disease worsens, the symptoms usually become more evident, including halitosis, dysphagia (difficulty in eating), excessive salivation, haemorrhage, oral discomfort and general malaise.
Even contact with the plant can cause irritation to the eyes and mouth resulting in excessive salivation.
Clinical features include colicky abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, bloody or rice-water diarrhea, and excessive salivation.
The venom can cause swelling, bleeding and nausea although sometimes victims suffer excessive salivation, swollen eyelids and muscle spasms.
Chronic wasting disease leads to progressive loss of body function, behavioral changes, excessive salivation and death.
The most common side effects were excessive salivation, muscle and tooth discomfort on initial use, excessive mouth dryness, and temporary bite change.