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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Abnormal dryness of the mouth.

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  • n. Abnormal dryness of the mouth.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Abnormal dryness of the mouth.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. abnormal dryness of the mouth resulting from decreased secretion of saliva

Etymologies

New Latin xērostomia : xero- + Greek -stomos, mouthed; see ozostomia.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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