Examples of saliva in a Sentence
our mouths filled with saliva when we smelled the delicious dinner
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Researchers plan to next study saliva samples to measure other hormones related to stress.
Strangely enough, any saliva that collects at the corners of your mouth can actually dry it out, leading to cracks and fissures, Ted Lain, M.D., chief medical officer of Sanova Dermatology, tells SELF.
The researchers traveled between small villages, taking saliva samples from volunteers in the region in February 2015, particularly from those who spoke Quechua, or whose parents or grandparents spoke Quechua.
The main transmission vehicle for viral infections like flu are the droplets of saliva and mucous that an infected person ejects, which are usually at least five micrometers in diameter.
Several ant species secrete such compounds in their saliva, and other ant species have been seen grooming nest-mates to help fight off fungal infections.
The presence of the virus in the monkeys' feces and saliva presents issues for park workers and visitors, who could be endangered if bitten or scratched.
The presence of the virus in the monkeys' feces and saliva presents issues for park workers and visitors, who could be endangered if bitten or scratched, the study said.
More than 830,000 people have sent in saliva samples.
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Origin and Etymology of saliva
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
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: the liquid produced in your mouth that keeps your mouth moist and makes it easier to swallow food
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