Origin of salivation
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Word Origin and History for hypersalivation
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
- The act or process of secreting saliva.
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