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sal·i·vate

 (săl′ə-vāt′)
v. sal·i·vat·ed, sal·i·vat·ing, sal·i·vates
v.intr.
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.
v.tr.
To produce excessive salivation in.

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

sal′i·va′tion (-vā′shən) n.

sal•i•va•tion

(ˌsæl əˈveɪ ʃən)

n.
1. the act or process of salivating.
2. an abnormally abundant flow of saliva; ptyalism.
[1590–1600]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.salivation - the secretion of saliva
ptyalism - excessive flow of saliva
secernment, secretion - the organic process of synthesizing and releasing some substance

salivation

noun
Saliva running from the mouth:
Translations

salivation

[ˌsælɪˈveɪʃən] Nsalivación f

salivation

sal·i·va·tion

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

salivation

n salivación f