Definitions for salivationˌsæl əˈveɪ ʃən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

sal•i•va•tionˌsæl əˈveɪ ʃən(n.)

  1. the act or process of salivating.

  2. an abnormally abundant flow of saliva; ptyalism.

    Category: Pathology

Origin of salivation:


Princeton's WordNet

  1. salivation(noun)

    the secretion of saliva


  1. salivation(Noun)

    The process of producing saliva, drooling.

  2. Origin: From salivatio.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Salivation(noun)

    the act or process of salivating; an excessive secretion of saliva, often accompanied with soreness of the mouth and gums; ptyalism


  1. Salivation

    Salivation is an album by artist Terry Allen, released in 1999 on Sugar Hill Records. The album's title is a play on the word Salvation, and features an image of a smiling Jesus Christ on the cover.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Salivation

    The discharge of saliva from the SALIVARY GLANDS that keeps the mouth tissues moist and aids in digestion.


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