salivation

noun

sal·​i·​va·​tion ˌsal-ə-ˈvā-shən How to pronounce salivation (audio)
: the act or process of salivating
especially : excessive secretion of saliva often accompanied by soreness of the mouth and gums

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“Salivation.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/salivation. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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