Definition of Ptyalism

1. Noun. Excessive flow of saliva.

Generic synonyms: Salivation
Derivative terms: Ptyalize



Definition of Ptyalism

1. n. Salivation, or an excessive flow of saliva.

Definition of Ptyalism

1. Noun. sialorrhea ¹

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Definition of Ptyalism

1. an excessive flow of saliva [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ptyalism

ptoses
ptosis
ptosyl
ptotic
ptr
pts
ptui
ptyalagogue
ptyalagogues
ptyalin
ptyaline
ptyalins
ptyalise
ptyalised
ptyalises
ptyalism (current term)
ptyalisms
ptyalith
ptyalize
ptyalized
ptyalizes
ptyalizing
ptyalogogue
ptyalogogues
ptychopariid
ptychopariids
ptyctodont
ptyctodontid
ptyctodontids
ptyctodonts

Literary usage of Ptyalism

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1. The Lancet (1842)
"IB the spontaneous ptyalism of a man who had a concretion in the ... If it be requisite to check the ptyalism, it should be done progressively, ..."

2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1891)
"Special precaution should be taken to empty the uterus of all its contents, and to bring about firm uterine contraction. PERNICIOUS VOMITING AND ptyalism OF ..."

3. The Medico-chirurgical Review by James Johnson, Henry James Johnson (1825)
"After trying most of the other remedies that prove serviceable in such cases," says Mr. A. " recourse was obliged to be had to complete mercurial ptyalism ..."

4. A Theoretical and practical treatise on midwifery including the diseases of by Pierre Cazeaux (1878)
"ptyalism. ptyalism, or a hypersécrétion of saliva, sometimes occurs during pregnancy. ... Happily, in a large proportion of cases, the ptyalism ceases ..."

5. Clinical Lectures on the Principles and Practice of Medicine by John Hughes Bennett (1858)
"2d, In one case ptyalism was followed by speedy relief. 3d, In two cases ptyalism was followed by a diminution, and then gradual cessation of pericardial ..."

6. Journal of Materia Medica (1873)
"It has never failed to prevent ptyalism in my hands, and in several instances when slight ptyalism had been produced and I deemed it necessary to repeat the ..."

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