[ UK /sˈælɪvəɹi/ ]
  1. of or relating to saliva
    salivary gland
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How To Use salivary In A Sentence

  • Prof. of Zoology: Kiss is the interchange of unisexual salivary bacteria.
  • M. Bernard, who is well known as a physiologist and anatomist, after a careful study of the salivary glands, finds that each of the three, common to nearly all animals, furnishes a different secretion. Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, No. 452 Volume 18, New Series, August 28, 1852
  • The first time I hang out with this girl she's having shots of soy sauce to stimulate her salivary glands so her cheeks swell and spit shoots out of her mouth.
  • Alpha-amylase is secreted into saliva by the parotid gland, the largest of the salivary glands. NIH Finds Stress May Delay Women Getting Pregnant
  • The administration of antihypertensive and anticholinergic medications also impairs salivary functions and promotes xerostomia.
  • The male produces a long, gelatinous strand of condensed saliva from the sublingual salivary glands, which is then wound into a half-cup nest, bonded to a vertical surface.
  • Around the oesophagus, which is fairly long and soft, are no salivary glands, no silk-tubes. The Glow-Worm and Other Beetles
  • Each successive classification of salivary neoplasia holds space for malignancies that defy these classification schemata.
  • The parotid salivary glands, which produce saliva for the mouth, are found toward the back of each cheek, in the area between the ear and jaw.
  • Other sites include minor salivary glands and submandibular gland.
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