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sialagogue

Pronunciation: si-al'a-gog

Definition:

  1. Promoting the flow of saliva.
  2. An agent having this action (anticholinesterase agents).

Synonym(s): ptyalagogue

[sial- + G. agogos, drawing forth]

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