salivate

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sal·i·vate

(sal'i-vāt),
To cause an excessive flow of saliva.

salivate

(săl′ə-vāt′)
v. sali·vated, sali·vating, sali·vates
v.intr.
1. To secrete or produce saliva.
2. Informal To be full of desire or eagerness for something: salivated at the idea of winning the lottery.
v.tr.
To produce excessive salivation in.

sal′i·va′tion (-vā′shən) n.

sal·i·vate

(sal'i-vāt)
To cause an excessive flow of saliva.

sal·i·vate

(sal'i-vāt)
To cause an excessive flow of saliva.
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An additional cohort of mosquitoes was allowed to salivate for intervals (repeated in triplicate) to duplicate times of observed mosquito feeding.
The amount of VEEV collected from mosquitoes that salivated in vitro for <3 minutes was significantly less than the amount collected from mosquitoes allowed to salivate for 45 minutes (p<0.
We therefore caution against extended times of saliva collection in capillary tubes because mosquitoes allowed to salivate for 45 minutes expel more VEEV than those that salivate for <3 minutes, the approximate maximum time required for natural engorgement.