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sialagogue

[sahy-al-uh-gawg, -gog] /saɪˈæl əˌgɔg, -ˌgɒg/
adjective
1.
sialagogic (def 1).
noun
2.
a sialagogic agent or medicine.
Also, sialogogue.
Origin
1775-1785
1775-85; < Neo-Latin sialagōgus < Greek síal(on) saliva + -agōgós -agogue
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British Dictionary definitions for sialogogue

sialagogue

/ˈsaɪələˌɡɒɡ; saɪˈæləˌɡɒɡ/
noun
1.
(med) any drug or agent that can stimulate the flow of saliva
Derived Forms
sialagogic, sialogogic (ˌsaɪələˈɡɒdʒɪk) adjective
Word Origin
C18: from New Latin sialagōgus, from Greek sialon saliva + -agogue
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sialogogue in Medicine

sialagogue si·al·a·gogue or si·al·o·gogue (sī-āl'ə-gôg')
n.
A drug or other agent that increases the flow of saliva. Also called ptyalagogue.

sialogogue si·al·o·gogue (sī-āl'ə-gôg')
n.
Variant of sialagogue.

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