saliva



saliva defined in 1951 year

saliva - saliva;
saliva - Fluid secreted into mouth. In terrestrial vertebrates, fluid containing mucus, and in some of them ptyalin, secreted from salivary glands into mouth as a reflex response to presence there of food. Provides lubrication for swallowing, In insects, fluid secreted on to mouth-parts, often containing digestive enzymes; used for dissolving or lubricating food, and in blood-suckers may contain an anti-coagulant.

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letter "S"
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