xerostomia

noun
xe·​ro·​sto·​mia | \ ˌzir-ə-ˈstō-mē-ə How to pronounce xerostomia (audio) \

Medical Definition of xerostomia

: abnormal dryness of the mouth due to insufficient secretions

called also dry mouth

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“Xerostomia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/xerostomia. Accessed 21 Feb. 2020.

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