Definition of salivation in English:

salivation

noun

  • See salivate

    • ‘Vomiting may be preceded by nausea, which is often accompanied by increased autonomic nervous system activity, involving salivation, sweating, pallor, and low blood pressure.’
    • ‘Ingestion of Ipomoea muricata (purple moonflower) might cause hallucinations and cholinergic effects such as diaphoresis, salivation, lacrimation, and diarrhea.’
    • ‘Cottonwool balls of approximately 3cm diameter were used to measure salivation before and after chemotherapy.’
    • ‘Though in some cases increase in salivation corresponded to the intensity of nausea, in other cases this association was not found.’
    • ‘Symptoms of fluoride toxicity may include nausea, diarrhea, vomiting, abdominal pain, increased salivation, or increased thirst.’

Pronunciation

salivation

/salɪˈveɪʃ(ə)n/