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