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/səˈlīvə/,
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Watery liquid secreted into the mouth by glands, providing lubrication for chewing and swallowing, and aiding digestion,
  1. Watery liquid secreted into the mouth by glands, providing lubrication for chewing and swallowing, and aiding digestion


  1. 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
  2. (salivary) of or relating to saliva; "salivary gland"
  3. Saliba (Sáliba, Sáliva) is an indigenous language of Colombia and Venezuela. Saliba was used by Jesuit missionaries in the 17th century to communicate with indigenous peoples of the Meta, Orinoco, and Vichada valleys. ...
  4. Saliva (also referred to as spit, spittle, drool or slobber) is the watery and usually frothy substance produced in the mouths of humans and most other animals. Saliva is a component of oral fluid. Saliva is produced in and secreted from one of the three salivary glands. ...
  5. Saliva is an American rock band formed in Memphis, Tennessee, in September 1996 and currently under Island/Def Jam Records. Saliva released their self-titled debut album on August 26, 1997, under Rocking Chair Records/Red Urban Records
  6. Daniel Dumile (pronounced) is an American hip hop artist who has taken on several stage names in his career, most notably MF DOOM , where the "MF" stands for Metal Face or Metal Fingers. He has since dropped the "MF" from his name. ...
  7. The salivary glands in mammals are exocrine glands, glands with ducts, that produce saliva. They also secrete amylase, an enzyme that breaks down starch into maltose. ...
  8. mixture of water, protein, and salts that makes food easy to swallow and begins digestion.
  9. Clear lubricating fluid in the mouth containing water, enzymes, bacteria, mucus, viruses, blood cells, and undigested food particles.
  10. watery mixture of secretions from the salivary glands that lubricates the mouth and starts to digest food
  11. a fluid made by glands in the mouth that helps moisten and soften foods we chew, and begins the digestive process.
  12. secretions produced in the mouth, “spit”
  13. liquid that mosquito injects in our body before it drinks blood; sometimes called spit
  14. Watery body fluid in the mouth of an animal; spit. Sometimes certain animals have chemicals in their saliva which helps them eat.
  15. Oral fluids are easy to collect—a swab of the inner cheek is the most common way. They are harder to adulterate or substitute, and collection is less invasive than with urine or hair testing. ...
  16. Secretion injected into the skin when the mosquito bites. Contains anesthetics and nticoagulants to make blood feeding easier.
  17. According to Internet poster Margoo, Lin Wood reported in a chat session that the DNA in the underwear "probably" was saliva. Several news sources also have suggested the male DNA was from saliva, including Denver Post, People's Daily Online and Taipei Times
  18. Number 7 isn’t pointing anywhere because in your mouth this is everywhere! “Saliva” is also know as Spit, it’s the fluid that is always in your mouth. A lot like water except not so simple and much dirtier, it’s a very bad idea to spit saliva on the ground as it can cause diseases and sickness.
  19. a slightly alkaline secretion of water, mucin, protein, salts, and often a starch-splitting enzyme (as ptyalin) that is secreted into the mouth by salivary glands, lubricates ingested food, and often begins the breakdown of starches   Apocrypha 3X16  Patience 8X04
  20. Spit. Saliva helps us to swallow our food,
  21. substance in the mouth that starts to break down food.
  22. A fluid produced in the mouth by the salivary glands that provide natural lubrication so that food is more easily swallowed and saliva also contains some digestive enzymes which are mixed with the food as it is chewed.