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Descriptor English: Salivation
Descriptor Spanish: Salivación
Descriptor Portuguese: Salivação
Descriptor French: Salivation
Tree number(s): G07.203.650.250.800
G10.261.190.800
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012472
Scope note: The discharge of saliva from the SALIVARY GLANDS that keeps the mouth tissues moist and aids in digestion.
Annotation: SALIVA and SALIVARY GLANDS are also available; distinguish from SALIVARY ELIMINATION, the discharge of substances from the blood supply by diffusion into the saliva
Allowable Qualifiers: DE drug effects
EH ethnology
GE genetics
IM immunology
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
Related: Sialorrhea MeSH
Xerostomia MeSH
DeCS ID: 12847
Unique ID: D012472
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/06/23
Salivation - Preferred
Concept UI M0019381
Scope note The discharge of saliva from the SALIVARY GLANDS that keeps the mouth tissues moist and aids in digestion.
Preferred term Salivation



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