si·a·lo·se·mi·ol·o·gy, sialosemeiology (sī'ă-lō-sē'mē-ol'ō-jē),
The study and analysis of saliva as an aid to diagnosis.
[sialo- + G. sēmeion, sign, + logos, study]
sialosemeiologyThe study of disease through the analysis of saliva, a manoeuvre of uncertain efficacy as a sole diagnostic modality; it is not used in the working medical parlance.
sialosemeiology(sī″ă-lō-sē″mī-ŏl′ŏ-jē) [″ + semeion, sign, + logos, word, reason]
Diagnosis based on examination of saliva.