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ptyalism

 [ti´ah-lizm]
excessive salivation; called also hypersalivation and sialorrhea.

si·a·lor·rhe·a

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

sialorrhea

/si·a·lor·rhea/ (-re´ah) ptyalism.

sialorrhea

(sī-ăl′ə-rē′ə)
n.
An excessive secretion of saliva.

sialorrhea

[sī·al′ərē′ə]
Etymology: Gk, sialon + rhoia, flow
an excessive flow of saliva that may be associated with various conditions, such as acute inflammation of the mouth, mental retardation, mercurialism, pregnancy, teething, alcoholism, or malnutrition. Also called hypersalivation, ptyalism.

sialorrhea

Medtalk Increased salivation

si·a·lism

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

si·a·lor·rhe·a

(sī'ă-lōr-ē'ă)
Hypersalivation that may be in response to intraoral pain and inflammation, and to neurologic and other systemic disorders.
Synonym(s): sialism, sialismus, sialorrhoea.
[sialo- + G. rhoia, a flow]

sialorrhea (sīal´ərē´ə),

n (hypersalivation, ptyalism), an excessive flow of saliva. It may be associated with acute inflammation of the oral cavity, mental retardation, neurologic disorders with lenticular involvement, mercurialism, pregnancy, ill-fitting dental appliances, dysautonomia, periodic diseases, cystic fibrosis of the pancreas, teething, alcoholism, and malnutrition.
sialorrhea, periodic,
n recurrent episodes of hypersalivation; of unknown cause but probably related to recurrent parotitis and other so-called periodic diseases.

sialorrhea

ptyalism.
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