Definition of Ptyalize

1. Verb. Expel or eject (saliva or phlegm or sputum) from the mouth. "The women ptyalize water into the bowl"; "The father of the victim spat at the alleged murderer"

Exact synonyms: Ptyalise, Spew, Spit, Spue
Generic synonyms: Cough Out, Cough Up, Expectorate, Spit Out, Spit Up
Derivative terms: Ptyalism, Spit, Spit, Spitter, Spitting
Also: Spit Up, Spit Up



Definition of Ptyalize

1. Verb. (rare) To spit ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ptyalize

1. to induce ptyalism in [v PTYALIZED, PTYALIZING, PTYALIZES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ptyalize

ptotic
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ptui
ptyalagogue
ptyalagogues
ptyalin
ptyaline
ptyalins
ptyalise
ptyalised
ptyalises
ptyalism
ptyalisms
ptyalith
ptyalize (current term)
ptyalized
ptyalizes
ptyalizing
ptyalogogue
ptyalogogues
ptychopariid
ptychopariids
ptyctodont
ptyctodontid
ptyctodontids
ptyctodonts
ptyxes
ptyxis
ptyxises

Literary usage of Ptyalize

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1. Therapeutics: Its Principles and Practice by Horatio C. Wood (1888)
"It is not necessary to ptyalize the patient severely, or indeed at all, the proper course consisting in the steady maintenance of the slightest possible ..."

2. Therapeutics: its principles and practice by Horatio C. Wood (1906)
"It is never necessary to ptyalize the patient severely. There are various methods by which this may be done. That most frequently employed, because most ..."

3. Therapeutics: its principles and practice by Horatio C. Wood (1906)
"It is never necessary to ptyalize the patient severely. There are various methods by which this may be done. That most frequently employed, because most ..."

4. Therapeutics: Its Principles and Practice by Horatio Charles Wood (1908)
"It is never necessary to ptyalize the patient severely. There are various methods by which this may be done. That most frequently employed, because most ..."

5. Diseases of the skin: Inluding the Acute Eruptive Fevers by Frank Crozer Knowles (1914)
"of a thin ointment base, has neither of the last two disadvantages, and is not nearly so apt to ptyalize the patient. If there is a considerable amount of ..."

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