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an agent that stimulates the flow of saliva.
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A medication given to increase the flow of saliva.
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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]
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