sialagogue


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sialagogue

 [si-al´ah-gog]
an agent that stimulates the flow of saliva.

si·al·a·gogue

(sī-al'ă-gog), Avoid the misspelling/mispronunciation sialogogue.
1. Promoting the flow of saliva.
2. An agent having this action (for example, anticholinesterase agents).
Synonym(s): ptyalagogue
[sial- + G. agōgos, drawing forth]

sialagogue

/si·al·a·gogue/ (si-al´ah-gog) an agent which stimulates the flow of saliva.sialagog´ic

sialagogue

(sī-ăl′ə-gôg′, -gŏg′)
n.
A drug or other agent that increases the flow of saliva.

si′al·a·gog′ic (sī′ə-lə-gŏj′ĭk) adj.

si·al·a·gogue

(sī-al'ă-gog, -ŏ-gog)
1. Promoting the flow of saliva.
2. An agent having this action (e.g., anticholinesterase agents).
[sial- + G. agōgos, drawing forth]

sialagogue

Anything that increases the flow of saliva.

si·al·a·gogue

, sialogogue (sī-al'ă-gog, -ŏ-gog)
1. Promoting saliva flow.
2. Agent having this action (e.g., anticholinesterase agents).
[sial- + G. agōgos, drawing forth]

sialagogue (sīal´əgog),

n a sub-stance that increases the flow of saliva.

sialagogue, sialogogue

an agent that stimulates the flow of saliva.
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