What does salivary mean?

Definitions for salivaryˈsæl əˌvɛr i

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word salivary.

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.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of salivary in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of salivary in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Philip Tierno:

    It is somewhat helpful, since you’re cutting down on some of the salivary secretions, but there’s nothing foolproof here.

  2. 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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