from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of, relating to, or producing saliva.
- adj. Of or relating to a salivary gland.
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- adj. Referring to saliva.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or pertaining to saliva; producing or carrying saliva
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to saliva; secreting or conveying saliva: as, salivary glands; salivary ducts or canals.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. of or relating to saliva
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She cited a correlation between the amount of use, the side of the head where the device was held for talking, and incidences of tumors in salivary glands in that area.
These results validate the short-term salivary impact of a xylitol intervention for young children.
It is probable that they pass into the mouth and form the so-called salivary corpusles.
Fistulous passages may also be developed upon the sides of the face, through which saliva is discharged instead of flowing into the mouth, and are called salivary fistulas.
Among those parts of the mouth which contribute to the preparation of the food, we must reckon the numerous glands which secrete saliva, and which have therefore been called salivary glands.
The digestive glands that act first are in the mouth; also called salivary glands.
Dear Reader: Saliva is made in small glands, called salivary glands, that produce one to two cups of saliva each day.
"Those creatures," he continued, "catch their prey by this highly active poison secreted by the so-called salivary glands.
Some malignancies, including lymphomas and rare cancers of the thyroid and salivary glands, are notoriously tricky to diagnose correctly; test results can be inconclusive or return false results.
The Beastie Boys canceled all scheduled concerts and delayed their next album release while member Adam "MCA" Yauch is treated for a cancerous tumor in a salivary gland, Yauch says in a video statement to fans.
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