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xer·o·sto·mi·a

 (zîr′ə-stō′mē-ə)
n.
Abnormal dryness of the mouth.

[New Latin xērostomia : xero- + Greek -stomos, mouthed; see ozostomia.]
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xerostomia

(ˌzɪərəˈstəʊmɪə) or

xerostoma

n
(Pathology) abnormal lack of saliva; dryness of the mouth
[C19: from xero- + -stom(e) + -ia]
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xerostomia

an abnormal dryness of the mouth, caused by lack of normal secretion of saliva.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.xerostomia - abnormal dryness of the mouth resulting from decreased secretion of saliva
dryness, waterlessness, xerotes - the condition of not containing or being covered by a liquid (especially water)
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Translations
Xerostomie

xe·ro·sto·mi·a

n. xerostomía, excesiva sequedad en la boca debida a una deficiencia de secreción salival.
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