insalivation

noun
in·​sal·​i·​va·​tion | \ in-ˌsal-ə-ˈvā-shən How to pronounce insalivation (audio) \

Medical Definition of insalivation

: the mixing of food with saliva by mastication

Other Words from insalivation

insalivate \ in-​ˈsal-​ə-​ˌvāt How to pronounce insalivate (audio) \ transitive verb insalivated; insalivating

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“Insalivation.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/insalivation. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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