ptyalism

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pty·​a·​lism | \ ˈtī-ə-ˌli-zəm How to pronounce ptyalism (audio) \

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First Known Use of ptyalism

1676, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ptyalism

New Latin ptyalismus, from Greek ptyalismos, from ptyalizein to salivate, from ptyalon

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“Ptyalism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ptyalism. Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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ptyalism

noun
pty·​a·​lism | \ -ˌliz-əm How to pronounce ptyalism (audio) \

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