Definition of Salivary

1. Adjective. Of or relating to saliva. "Salivary gland"

Partainyms: Saliva
Derivative terms: Saliva



Definition of Salivary

1. a. Of or pertaining to saliva; producing or carrying saliva; as, the salivary ferment; the salivary glands; the salivary ducts, etc.

Definition of Salivary

1. Adjective. Referring to saliva. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Salivary

1. saliva [adj] - See also: saliva

Medical Definition of Salivary

1. Of or pertaining to saliva; producing or carrying saliva; as, the salivary ferment; the salivary glands; the salivary ducts, etc. Origin: L. Salivarius slimy, clammy: cf. F. Salivaire. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Salivary

saliotite
saliretin
salisburia
salite
salitrose
saliva
saliva pump
saliva test
salivae
salival
salivalike
salivant
salivants
salivaria
salivarium
salivary (current term)
salivary calculus
salivary colic
salivary corpuscle
salivary digestion
salivary duct
salivary duct calculi
salivary ducts
salivary fistula
salivary gland
salivary gland biopsy
salivary gland calculi
salivary gland disease
salivary gland fistula
salivary gland hormone

Literary usage of Salivary

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Lancet (1842)
"Diminished or suspended secretion of saliva may arise from three causes—from obstruction of the salivary ducts ; from inactivity of the salivary glands ..."

2. The Principles and Practice of Medicine: Designed for the Use of by William Osler (1905)
"Xerostomia (Arrest of the salivary and Buccal Secretions; Dry Mouth).—In this condition, first described by Jonathan Hutchinson, the secretions of the mouth ..."

3. The Principles and Practice of Medicine: Designed for the Use of by William Osler (1909)
"Xerostomia (Arrest of the salivary and Buccal Secretions; Dry Mouth).—In this condition, first described by Jonathan Hutchinson, the secretions of the mouth ..."

4. A Text-book of Physiology for Medical Students and Physicians by William Henry Howell (1911)
"This is a mixed secretion from the large salivary glands and the small ... The salivary Glands.—The salivary glands hi man are three in number on each ..."

5. A Text-book of Physiology for Medical Students and Physicians by William Henry Howell (1911)
"This is a mixed secretion from the large salivary glands and the small ... The salivary Glands.—The salivary glands in man are three in number on each ..."

6. Report of the Annual Meeting (1863)
"The same salivary diastase instantly converted ordinary starch into grape-sugar. ... Starch-foods are useless in the early months of infancy, as salivary ..."

7. The Lancet (1842)
"Diminished or suspended secretion of saliva may arise from three causes—from obstruction of the salivary ducts ; from inactivity of the salivary glands ..."

8. The Principles and Practice of Medicine: Designed for the Use of by William Osler (1905)
"Xerostomia (Arrest of the salivary and Buccal Secretions; Dry Mouth).—In this condition, first described by Jonathan Hutchinson, the secretions of the mouth ..."

9. The Principles and Practice of Medicine: Designed for the Use of by William Osler (1909)
"Xerostomia (Arrest of the salivary and Buccal Secretions; Dry Mouth).—In this condition, first described by Jonathan Hutchinson, the secretions of the mouth ..."

10. A Text-book of Physiology for Medical Students and Physicians by William Henry Howell (1911)
"This is a mixed secretion from the large salivary glands and the small ... The salivary Glands.—The salivary glands hi man are three in number on each ..."

11. A Text-book of Physiology for Medical Students and Physicians by William Henry Howell (1911)
"This is a mixed secretion from the large salivary glands and the small ... The salivary Glands.—The salivary glands in man are three in number on each ..."

12. Report of the Annual Meeting (1863)
"The same salivary diastase instantly converted ordinary starch into grape-sugar. ... Starch-foods are useless in the early months of infancy, as salivary ..."

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