salivation

[sal-uh-vey-shuh n]

Origin of salivation

1590–1600; < Latin salīvātiōn- (stem of salīvātiō), equivalent to salīvāt(us) (see salivate) + -iōn- -ion
Related formshy·per·sal·i·va·tion, noun
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Word Origin and History for hypersalivation

salivation

n.

1590s, from French salivation or directly from Latin salivationem (nominative salivatio), noun of action from past participle stem of salivare (see salivate).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

hypersalivation in Medicine

hypersalivation

[hī′pər-săl′ə-vāshən]
n.
  1. ptyalism

salivation

[săl′ə-vāshən]
n.
  1. The act or process of secreting saliva.
  2. ptyalism
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