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Descriptor English: Saliva
Descriptor Spanish: Saliva
Descriptor Portuguese: Saliva
Descriptor French: Salive
Entry term(s): Salivas
Tree number(s): A12.200.666
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012463
Scope note: The clear, viscous fluid secreted by the SALIVARY GLANDS and mucous glands of the mouth. It contains MUCINS, water, organic salts, and ptylin.
Annotation: SALIVATION and SALIVARY GLANDS are also available; "salivary IMMUNOGLOBULIN A": index SALIVA/immunol (IM) + IMMUNOGLOBULIN A, SECRETORY (IM)
Allowable Qualifiers: CH chemistry
CY cytology
DE drug effects
DG diagnostic imaging
EN enzymology
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
VI virology
DeCS ID: 12838
Unique ID: D012463
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2006/07/05
Saliva - Preferred
Concept UI M0019372
Scope note The clear, viscous fluid secreted by the SALIVARY GLANDS and mucous glands of the mouth. It contains MUCINS, water, organic salts, and ptylin.
Preferred term Saliva
Entry term(s) Salivas



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