Definitions for salivationˌsæl əˈveɪ ʃən
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
sal•i•va•tionˌsæl əˈveɪ ʃən(n.)
the act or process of salivating.
an abnormally abundant flow of saliva; ptyalism.
Origin of salivation:
the secretion of saliva
The process of producing saliva, drooling.
Origin: From salivatio.
the act or process of salivating; an excessive secretion of saliva, often accompanied with soreness of the mouth and gums; ptyalism
U.S. National Library of Medicine
The discharge of saliva from the SALIVARY GLANDS that keeps the mouth tissues moist and aids in digestion.