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v. sal·i·vat·ed, sal·i·vat·ing, sal·i·vates
1. To secrete or produce saliva.
2. Informal To be full of desire or eagerness for something: salivated at the idea of winning the lottery.
To produce excessive salivation in.

[Latin salīvāre, salīvāt-, from salīva, saliva.]

sal′i·va′tion (-vā′shən) n.


(ˌsæl əˈveɪ ʃən)

1. the act or process of salivating.
2. an abnormally abundant flow of saliva; ptyalism.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.salivation - the secretion of saliva
ptyalism - excessive flow of saliva
secernment, secretion - the organic process of synthesizing and releasing some substance


Saliva running from the mouth:


[ˌsælɪˈveɪʃən] Nsalivación f



n. salivación.
1. acto de secreción de saliva;
2. secreción excesiva de saliva.


n salivación f
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He forgot to tell us who was the first man in the world that had a cold in his head, and who was the first to try salivation for the French disease, but I give it accurately set forth, and quote more than five-and-twenty authors in proof of it, so you may perceive I have laboured to good purpose and that the book will be of service to the whole world.
The following adverse reactions have been reported in dogs after administration of milbemycin oxime or praziquantel: vomiting, diarrhea, depression/lethargy, ataxia, weight loss, convulsions, weakness, and salivation.
The common signs of the disease are: salivation, tongue and gumserosions, and lameness.
Excessive exposure can cause nausea, headache, muscle weakness, salivation, shortness of breath and seizures.
La maladie se traduit par des lesions entraEnent une salivation intense et filante, des troubles de la mastication, des boiteries et des chutes de production laitiere.
Signs the heat is getting too much include panting, profuse salivation, a rapid pulse and loss of consciousness.
e symptoms include heavy panting, profuse salivation, rapid pulse, very red gums/ tongue, lethargy, lack of co-ordination, collapse, vomiting, diarrhoea and loss of consciousness.
Animals that ingest even tiny quantities (two bites of a tuber have killed humans) show salivation, dilated pupils, respiratory distress and convulsions.
We were especially interested in effects on phloem ingestion and salivation behaviors, known to control acquisition and inoculation, respectively, of phloem-limited pathogens such as Las (Fereres & Moreno 2009; Bonani et al.
Or do they come from the brain's "bottom" - the unheralded brainstem, which quietly oversees such basic bodily functions as respiration, heart rate, salivation and temperature control?
Symptoms of rabies in kudu include loss of fear of humans, hyper salivation or frothing, paralysis, and carcasses found close to water," said Dr Hassel.
According to the US National Library of Medicine, side effects of CS gas include eye irritation and burning, coughing, increased mucous secretion, severe headaches, dizziness, tightness of the chest, difficulty breathing, skin reactions and excessive salivation.