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  • n. Any drug that increases the flow of saliva.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An agent which promotes the flow of saliva.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Producing a flow of saliva; ptyalogogue.
  • n. A drug which produces a flow of saliva.


Ancient Greek saliva + leading. (Wiktionary)


  • Also a powerful sialogogue and valuable in diseases where mouth and throat get dry, and for sore throat; will relieve difficult breathing and produce moisture if given in very small doses of the powder.

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