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sialagogue

 [si-al´ah-gog]
an agent that stimulates the flow of saliva.
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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]
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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.
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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]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

sialagogue

Anything that increases the flow of saliva.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

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]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
References in periodicals archive ?
Medical treatments include sialogogues, such as pilocarpine hydrochloride tablets, and cevimeline.
(3) The patient must be well hydrated and the clinician must apply moist warm heat and gland massage, while sialogogues are used to promote saliva production and flush the stone out of the duct.