sialo-, sial- +

(Greek: saliva (suh LIGH vuh); spittle, foam from the mouth; the salivary glands)

sialoangitis, sialoangiitis
Inflammation of the salivary ducts.
sialocele
A salivary gland cyst or tumor.
sialodacryoadenitis
Severe inflammation of the salivary and lacrimal glands in rats, caused by a coronavirus.

Characteristics include exophthalmos, facial swelling, and redness around the eyes. It is usually self-limiting, but severe forms can lead to blindness.

sialodochitis, sialoductitis
Inflammation of the salivary ducts.
sialodochium
A salivary gland duct.
sialodocholithiasis
A disease causing and caused by calculi in the ducts of the major salivary glands.
sialodochoplasty
Plastic surgery of a salivary duct, as, for example, to correct cicatricial stenosis.
sialogastrone
1. A substance in saliva reputed to inhibit gastric secretion and motility.
2. A postulated salivary protein that inhibits gastric acid secretion.
sialogen
Producing or generating saliva.
sialogenous
Producing saliva.
sialogogic
Promoting the flow of saliva.
sialogogue
An agent that promotes the flow of saliva.
sialogram
A radiograph produced by sialography (an x-ray of the salivary ducts and glands).
sialograph
A radiograph produced by sialography or a description of the salivary ducts.
sialography
Radiographic demonstration of the salivary ducts by means of the injection of substances opaque to x-radiation.

Other related saliva and/or spittle units: ptyalo-; salivo-; sput-.