sialagogue

noun si·al·a·gogue \ sī-ˈa-lə-ˌgäg \

Definition of sialagogue

: an agent that promotes the flow of saliva

Origin and Etymology of sialagogue

New Latin sialagogus promoting the expulsion of saliva, from Greek sialon saliva + New Latin -agogus -agogue


Medical Dictionary

sialagogue

noun si·al·a·gogue \ sī-ˈal-ə-ˌgäg \

medical Definition of sialagogue

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

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