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Definition of "salival" [sa•li•val]

  • Relating to the saliva; salivary. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "salival" in a sentence
  • "The wonderful miracles wrought by Bridget Bostock, of Cheshire, who healed all diseases by prayer, faith, and an embrocation of fasting spittle, induced multitudes to resort to her from all parts of the country, and kept her salival glands in full employ."
  • "The salival glands are situated about the root of the tongue and angle of the jaw: they secrete the substance called saliva or spittle, which is discharged into the mouth."
  • "They are distinguished according to the nature of their fluid contents, into mucous, sebaceous, lymphatic, lacrymal and salival glands."