sialism

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Related to sialosis: sialadenitis

sialism, sialismus

excessive salivation, often a sign of poisoning.
See also: Disease and Illness
References in periodicals archive ?
Carranza, "Morphometric analysis of the parotid gland affected by alcoholic sialosis," Journal of Oral Pathology & Medicine, vol.
Poorly controlled diabetes is found to adversely affect salivary function and may lead to xerostomia and sometimes to sialosis.
Structural differences between alcoholic and diabetic parotid sialosis.