Definition of sialagogue in English:

sialagogue

Syllabification: si·al·a·gogue
Pronunciation: /sīˈaləˌgäg
 
/

noun

Medicine
  • A drug that promotes the secretion of saliva.
    More example sentences
    • Treatment is simple and includes resting the voice, along with warm sialogogues for symptom relief.
    • By its sialagogue and stimulant effects upon the gastric membranes it promotes digestion.
    • It is used as a stimulant in languid states of the system, and as a sialagogue in paralysis of the tongue and mouth.

Origin

late 18th century: from French, from Greek sialon 'saliva' + agōgos 'leading'.

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