Definition of salivary
: of or relating to saliva or the glands that secrete it; especially : producing or carrying saliva
Recent Examples of salivary from the Web
While the above choices were formidable, the photo that activated the most salivary glands was a shot of the macaroni and cheese from Randolph Beer.
Surgery to remove the tumor from her salivary gland was successful, but two years later the cancer reappeared in her thyroid, which was also removed.
Grunewald was diagnosed in 2009 with adenoid cystic carcinoma, a form of cancer in her salivary gland.
Mumps typically causes swelling and tenderness of the salivary glands in the cheeks and jaw.
Wendy Burns, a survivor of salivary gland cancer, said simply.
These tiny critters piece the skin, inject a salivary secretion that breaks down skin cells that are subsequently sucked up by the mite.
Rolfing, while observing play at the NCAA Division I Golf Championships at Rich Harvest Farms, likened Woods' situation to his own: Rolfing is going strong after being diagnosed with Stage 4 cancer of the salivary gland in the summer of 2015.
According to the Illinois Department of Public Health, mumps is highly contagious and can cause swelling and tenderness of the salivary glands in the cheeks and jaw.
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: of, relating to, or producing saliva salivary glands
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