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ptyalism

 [ti´ah-lizm]
excessive salivation; called also hypersalivation and sialorrhea.
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si·a·lor·rhe·a

(sī'ă-lō-rē'ă),
Excessive flow of saliva. See: salivation.
[sialo- + G. rhoia, a flow]
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si·a·lism

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

, sialismus (si'al-izm) (si-al-iz'mus) [? + -ismos, condition] Ptyalism.
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