, more secretagogic, most secretagogic
Descriptive of a substance that causes or stimulates secretion: In his biology class at school, Clive learned that the secretagogic growth hormone ghrelin activates muscle anabolism.
secretagogue, secretogogue (s) (noun)
; secretagogues; secretogogues (pl)
An agent that promotes, or stimulates secretion; a sebiagogic substance: A hormone can be a secretagogue, that aids the secretion of insulin, lymph, or saliva.
sialagogic, sialogogic (adjective)
; more sialagogic, most sialagogic; more sialogogic, most sialogogic
Referring to any substance that increases the flow of saliva: Because the elderly Mrs. Smith couldn't swallow her food very well due to her dry mouth, her doctor gave her some sialagogic medicine to encourage or stimulate the flow of saliva.
sialagogue, sialogogue (s) (noun)
; sialagogues; sialogogues (pl)
Any substance that promotes or stimulates the flow of saliva; ptyalagogue: Parasympathomimetic drugs are considered to be sialagogues that increase the flow of saliva.
succagogue (s) (noun)
, succagogues (pl)
In medicine, an agent that.stimulates the flow of juice: An example of succagogues can be the many digestive enzymes that are produced in the pancreas and activate the flow of pancreatic juice.
synagogue, synagog (s) (noun)
; synagogues; synagogs (pl)
The regular assembly or congregation of the Jews for religious instruction and worship: The synagogue
is, apart from the service of the temple, their sole form of public worship. The religious organization of the Jews is typified by the Jewish communion.
The Great Synagogue is a Jewish council of 120 members and is said to have been founded and presided over by Ezra after the return from the Babylonian captivity.
synergagogist, synergogist (s) (noun)
; synergagogists; synergogists (pl)
An educator who motivates learners to work together: A synergagogist
guides or helps students to use what they have already learned for solving real problems and for enriching their own experiences.
I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.
synergagogy, synergogy (s) (noun) (no pl)
The method of promoting cooperation in teaching: Some teachers prefer the system of synergagogy
for encouraging cooperative learning and problem-solving by employing group activities in the classroom.
Synergagogy involves the process and leadership that encourages or influences collaboration.
Synergagogy also emphazises working together for shared teaching.
xenagogue (s) (noun)
, xenagogues (pl)
1. An individual who escorts or leads people, usually visitors, through a specific area, like a city; a tour guide: Mrs. Evans was a great xenagogue who took the hikers on little trips in the mountains and explained all the interesting aspects of nature to them.
2. Etymology: from Greek, to lead, leading; bring, take; plus a “guest” or stranger.
xenagogy (s) (noun)
, xenagogies (pl)
The name of a guide-book for foreigners; a sight-seeing book: The xenagogy that the visitors got at the travel agency included a street map, and was very helpful in explaining all the interesting and historical points in the city.
A reference to someone who conducts strangers or foreigners; a tour guide: Mr. Higgins, the best xenogogic person in the travel agency, loved to take people around the town and talk about all the historical events that took place in the area.
Cross references of word families related directly, or indirectly, to: "master, lead, leading, ruler, ruling, govern":