ptyalorrhea


ptyalorrhea
pty·a·lor·rhea (ti″ə-lo-reґə) [ptyalo- + -rrhea] ptyalism.

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  • ptyalism — SYN: sialorrhea. [G. ptyalismos, spitting] * * * pty·a·lism .liz əm n an excessive flow of saliva * * * (sialorrhoea) n. the excessive production of saliva: a symptom of certain nervous disorders, poisoning (by mercury, mushrooms, or… …   Medical dictionary

  • ptyal- — combining form or ptyalo Etymology: New Latin, from Greek, from ptyalon spittle, saliva, from ptyein to spit more at spew : saliva ptyalagogue …   Useful english dictionary


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