- excessive secretion of saliva.
Origin of ptyalism
Examples from the Web for ptyalism
Historical Examples of ptyalism
Ptyalism, or salivation, consists in an abnormal and excessive secretion of saliva.Special Report on Diseases of the Horse
United States Department of Agriculture
The above are used in thrush or aphthous sore mouth, ptyalism, &c.
Ptyalism never follows the administration of the capsules or injections.
Pain is assuaged, ptyalism removed, and the inflammation itself favorably influenced.Coca and its Therapeutic Application, Third Edition
- excessive secretion of saliva
Word Origin for ptyalism
- Excessive flow of saliva.hypersalivation salivation sialism sialismus sialorrhea sialosis