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salivation

 [sal″ĭ-va´shun]
1. the secretion of saliva.

sal·i·va·tion

(sal'i-vā'shŭn),
Production of saliva. See: sialorrhea.

salivation

/sal·i·va·tion/ (sal″ĭ-va´shun)
1. the secretion of saliva.

salivation

[sal′ivā′shən]
the process of saliva secretion by the salivary glands.

si·a·lism

, sialismus (sī'ă-lizm, -liz'mŭs)
An excess secretion of saliva.
Synonym(s): ptyalism, salivation, sialorrhea, sialosis.
[G. sialismos]

salivation

The production of saliva. Excessive salivation is a feature of mouth ulcers and other causes of mouth irritation, PARKINSON'S DISEASE, nerve gas poisoning, organophosphorus insecticide poisoning, mercury poisoning, RABIES and overactivity of the parasympathetic nervous system.

salivation (sal´ivā´shən),

n the production of saliva.

salivation

1. the secretion of saliva.
2. ptyalism.

excessive salivation
may be caused by slaframine toxicosis from the fungus Rhizoctonia leguminocola, by foreign bodies or painful lesions in the mouth. To be distinguished from drooling of saliva because of failure to swallow.
salivation inhibitor
antisialagogue; examples are atropine and glycopyrrolate.
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