salivator

[ sal-uh-vey-ter ]
/ ˈsæl əˌveɪ tər /

noun Medicine/Medical.

any agent that causes salivation.

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Origin of salivator

First recorded in 1825–35; salivate + -or2
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Medical definitions for salivator

salivator
[ sălə-vā′tər ]

n.

An agent that increases the flow of saliva.
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