sialorrhea

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noun si·al·or·rhea \ˌsī-ə-lə-ˈrē-ə\
variants: or chiefly British

sialorrhoea

Definition of sialorrhea

  1. :  excessive salivation :  hypersalivation —called also ptyalism

Origin and Etymology of sialorrhea

New Latin, from sial- + -rrhea, -rrhoea


Medical Dictionary

sialorrhea

noun si·al·or·rhea
variants: or chiefly British

sialorrhoea

\ˌsī-ə-lə-ˈrē-ə\play

Medical Definition of sialorrhea

  1. :  excessive salivation :  hypersalivation—called also ptyalism


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