sialagogue


si·al·a·gogue

noun \sī-ˈa-lə-ˌgäg\

Definition of SIALAGOGUE

:  an agent that promotes the flow of saliva

Origin of SIALAGOGUE

New Latin sialagogus promoting the expulsion of saliva, from Greek sialon saliva + New Latin -agogus -agogue
First Known Use: circa 1783

si·al·a·gogue

noun \sī-ˈal-ə-ˌgäg\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SIALAGOGUE

: an agent that promotes the flow of saliva—called also sialogogue

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