ptyalize


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ptyalize

(ˈtaɪəˌlaɪz) or

ptyalise

vb (tr)
(Medicine) med obsolete to induce the flow of saliva
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Verb1.ptyalize - expel or eject (saliva or phlegm or sputum) from the mouth; "The father of the victim spat at the alleged murderer"
cough out, cough up, expectorate, spit up, spit out - discharge (phlegm or sputum) from the lungs and out of the mouth
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