salivate

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sal·i·vate

(sal'i-vāt),
To cause an excessive flow of saliva.

salivate

(săl′ə-vāt′)
v. sali·vated, sali·vating, sali·vates
v.intr.
1. To secrete or produce saliva.
2. Informal To be full of desire or eagerness for something: salivated at the idea of winning the lottery.
v.tr.
To produce excessive salivation in.

sal′i·va′tion (-vā′shən) n.

sal·i·vate

(sal'i-vāt)
To cause an excessive flow of saliva.

sal·i·vate

(sal'i-vāt)
To cause an excessive flow of saliva.
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The amount of VEEV collected from mosquitoes that salivated in vitro for <3 minutes was significantly less than the amount collected from mosquitoes allowed to salivate for 45 minutes (p<0.0001).
We therefore caution against extended times of saliva collection in capillary tubes because mosquitoes allowed to salivate for 45 minutes expel more VEEV than those that salivate for <3 minutes, the approximate maximum time required for natural engorgement.