sialogogue


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sialagogue

 [si-al´ah-gog]
an agent that stimulates the flow of saliva.

sialogogue

[sī·al′əgog′]
Etymology: Gk, sialon, saliva, agogos, leading
anything that stimulates, promotes, or produces the secretion of saliva.

Sialogogue

A medication given to increase the flow of saliva.
Mentioned in: Dry Mouth

si·al·a·gogue

, sialogogue (sī-al'ă-gog, -ŏ-gog)
1. Promoting saliva flow.
2. Agent having this action (e.g., anticholinesterase agents).
[sial- + G. agōgos, drawing forth]

sialagogue, sialogogue

an agent that stimulates the flow of saliva.