the act or process of salivating.
an abnormally abundant flow of saliva; ptyalism.
salivation sal·i·va·tion (sāl’ə-vā’shən)
The act or process of secreting saliva.
noun, Medicine/Medical. 1. any agent that causes salivation. salivator sal·i·va·tor (sāl’ə-vā’tər) n. An agent that increases the flow of saliva.
noun 1. Jonas E(dward) 1914–95, U.S. bacteriologist: developed Salk vaccine. noun 1. Jonas Edward. 1914–95, US virologist: developed an injected vaccine against poliomyelitis (1954) Salk (sôlk), Jonas. Born 1914. American microbiologist who developed (1954) the first effective killed-virus vaccine against polio. Salk (sôlk) American microbiologist who in 1954 developed the first effective vaccine against polio, […]
noun 1. a vaccine that contains three types of inactivated poliomyelitis viruses and induces immunity against the disease. Salk vaccine n. A vaccine containing inactivated polioviruses, used to immunize against poliomyelitis. Salk vaccine [(sawlk, sawk)] The first vaccine developed for immunization against poliomyelitis. It is named for Jonas Salk, the twentieth-century American scientist who developed […]
basket-maker. (1.) A Benjamite (Neh. 11:8). (2.) A priest in the days of Joshua and Zerubbabel (Neh. 12:20).