excessive secretion of saliva
Origin of ptyalismClassical Greek ptyalismos, a spitting from ptyalizein, to spit often from ptyalon: see ptyalin
Excessive flow of saliva.
Origin of ptyalismGreek ptualismos salivation from ptualizein to salivate from ptualon saliva from ptūein to spit
(usually uncountable, plural ptyalisms)
From Ancient Greek Ï€Ï„Ï…Î±Î»Î¹ÏƒÎ¼ÏŒÏ‚ (ptualismos, “salivation").