resting saliva

rest·ing sa·li·va

the saliva found in the mouth in the intervals of food taking and mastication.

rest·ing sa·li·va

(resting să-līvă)
Saliva found in mouth in intervals of food consumption and mastication.
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In brief, whole-mouth resting saliva can be collected by the draining/ drooling method, the spitting method, the swabbing method, and the suction method.
One study showed a correlation between oligosaccharides found in resting saliva and a history of decay.
Total calcium content of resting saliva of 650 healthy individuals.