sialagogic

sialagogic

[sahy-uh-luh-goj-ik] Medicine/Medical.
adjective
1.
encouraging salivary flow.
noun
2.
sialagogue ( def 2 ).
Also, sialogogic.


Origin:
1890–95; sialagogue + -ic

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sialagogue or sialogogue (ˈsaɪələˌɡɒɡ, saɪˈæləˌɡɒɡ, ˈsaɪələˌɡɒɡ, saɪˈæləˌɡɒɡ)
 
n
med any drug or agent that can stimulate the flow of saliva
 
[C18: from New Latin sialagōgus, from Greek sialon saliva + -agogue]
 
sialogogue or sialogogue
 
n
 
[C18: from New Latin sialagōgus, from Greek sialon saliva + -agogue]
 
sialagogic or sialogogue
 
adj
 
sialogogic or sialogogue
 
adj

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