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Synonyms for saliva
səˈlaɪ və

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. saliva, spit, spittle(noun)

    a clear liquid secreted into the mouth by the salivary glands and mucous glands of the mouth; moistens the mouth and starts the digestion of starches

    Synonyms:
    tongue, spitting, spittle, spit, expectoration

Wiktionary

  1. saliva(noun)

    Synonyms:
    spit, spittle

  2. saliva(noun)

    A clear, slightly alkaline liquid secreted into the mouth by the salivary glands and mucous glands, consisting of water, mucin, protein, and enzymes. It moistens the mouth, lubricates ingested food, and begins the breakdown of starches.

    Synonyms:
    spittle, spit

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. saliva(n.)

    Synonyms:
    spittle

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. saliva(n)

    Synonyms:
    spittle, sputum, spit

    Associated words:
    salivate, salivation, insalivate, insalivation, salivant, salivary, ptyalism, salival, salivous, expectorant, drool, drivel, ptyalogogue, sialogogue, ptysmagogue

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    breath, sputum, spit, salivary, salivation

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. saliva

    Synonyms:
    Spit

How to pronounce saliva?

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How to say saliva in sign language?

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#6177tongue
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#38355salivary
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How to use saliva in a sentence?

  1. Anthony Fauci:

    There are no well-documented cases of transmission of HIV by exchange of saliva, it is extraordinarily unlikely that a healthy person can be infected by HIV through French kissing.

  2. Kevin Byrd:

    We hypothesize this is the primary source of virus in saliva.

  3. Chris Toumazou:

    It is a lab in a cartridge effectively, the key is that with this test you go straight from a saliva swap or a nasal swab into the cartridge with no transport and no laboratory.

  4. Carrie Fisher:

    She's a prisoner of a giant testicle who has a lot of saliva going on and she does not want to wear that thing and it's ultimately that chain, which you're now indicating is some sort of accessory to SM, that is used to kill the giant saliva testicle, that's asinine.

  5. Andrew Brooks:

    It means we no longer have to put health care professionals at risk for infection by performing nasopharyngeal or oropharyngeal collections, we can preserve precious personal protective equipment for use in patient care instead of testing. We can significantly increase the number of people tested each and every day as self-collection of saliva is more quick and scalable than swab collections.


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