salivation caused by irritation of the lower end of the esophagus, as by carcinoma.
Synonym(s): Roger reflex
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Roger,Georges Henri, French physiologist, 1860-1946.
Roger reflex - salivation caused by irritation of the lower end of the esophagus. Synonym(s): esophagosalivary reflex
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Salivation caused by irritation at lower end of esophagus, due to carcinoma.
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