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SALIVATION

 Dictionary entry overview: What does salivation mean? 

SALIVATION (noun)
  The noun SALIVATION has 1 sense:

1. the secretion of saliva

  Familiarity information: SALIVATION used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SALIVATION (noun)


Sense 1salivation [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The secretion of saliva

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural processes

Hypernyms ("salivation" is a kind of...):

secernment; secretion (the organic process of synthesizing and releasing some substance)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "salivation"):

ptyalism (excessive flow of saliva)


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