salivation

[sal-uh-vey-shuhn]
noun
1.
the act or process of salivating.
2.
an abnormally abundant flow of saliva; ptyalism.
3.
mercurial poisoning.

Origin:
1590–1600; < Latin salīvātiōn- (stem of salīvātiō), equivalent to salīvāt(us) (see salivate) + -iōn- -ion

hypersalivation, noun
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salivate (ˈsælɪˌveɪt)
 
vb
1.  (intr) to secrete saliva, esp an excessive amount
2.  (tr) to cause (a laboratory animal, etc) to produce saliva, as by the administration of mercury
 
sali'vation
 
n

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salivation sal·i·va·tion (sāl'ə-vā'shən)
n.

  1. The act or process of secreting saliva.

  2. See ptyalism.

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But no evidence of hydrophobia appears in his physician's letter, nor is there any mention of excessive salivation or seizures.
The tube in the esophagus may cause increased salivation, which raises your risk for aspiration.
The patient's parkinsonian symptoms included rigidity and excessive salivation.
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