ptyalism

noun pty·a·lism \ ˈtī-ə-ˌli-zəm \

Definition of ptyalism

Origin and Etymology of ptyalism

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


Medical Dictionary

ptyalism

noun pty·a·lism \ -ˌliz-əm \

medical Definition of ptyalism


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