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

(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]
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(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.
Strategies to help alleviate xerostomia include using saliva substitutes and sialogogues, and avoiding alcohol and caffeine consumption.