Resting saliva | definition of resting saliva by Medical dictionary
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.
References in periodicals archive
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.