Definitions for salivaryˈsæl əˌvɛr i

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. salivary(adj)

    of or relating to saliva

    "salivary gland"


  1. salivary(Adjective)

    Referring to saliva.

    My salivary glands start going at just the smell of my mom's hot apple pie, then I drool in a direct line to the kitchen.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Salivary(adj)

    of or pertaining to saliva; producing or carrying saliva; as, the salivary ferment; the salivary glands; the salivary ducts, etc

  2. Origin: [L. salivarius slimy, clammy: cf. F. salivaire.]


  1. Salivary

    Salivary; of or relating to saliva.

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  1. Shraddha Sapkota:

    Salivary metabolomics analyses will advance the cause of early detection of Alzheimer's disease ... and promote our understanding of the mechanisms from normal aging to Alzheimer's.

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