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Related to ptyalism: hyperemesis gravidarum
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Excessive flow of saliva. See: salivation.
[sialo- + G. rhoia, a flow]
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Excessive flow of saliva.
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si·a·lism, sialismus (sī'ă-lizm, -liz'mŭs)
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ptyalismExcessive salivation from any cause, such as mercury or organophosphorous poisoning, mouth irritation, OESOPHAGITIS or PEPTIC ULCER.
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