Sialogogue

Merriam-Webster's Medical Dictionary Stedmans Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing

The word sialogogue refers to therapeutic agents - including natural substances such as herbs, oils, or essences, or conventional pharmaceutical drugs, that stimulate the secretion of saliva.

In conventional (allopathic) medicine, the term sialogogue is often used to refer to para sympathomimetic drugs.


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