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Salivation MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Salivation
Tree Number(s)
G07.203.650.250.800
G10.261.190.800
Unique ID
D012472
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012472
Annotation
SALIVA and SALIVARY GLANDS are also available; distinguish from SALIVARY ELIMINATION, the discharge of substances from the blood supply by diffusion into the saliva
Scope Note
The discharge of saliva from the SALIVARY GLANDS that keeps the mouth tissues moist and aids in digestion.
NLM Classification #
WI 230
See Also
Sialorrhea
Xerostomia
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/06/23
Salivation Preferred
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