aptyalism


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aptyalism

 [ap-ti´ah-lizm]
absence or deficiency of saliva.
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aptyalism

A near-extinct term for a reduction in salivation, including:
(1) Hyposalivation; 
(2) Asialism.
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aptyalism

Absence of saliva.
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