PTYALISM 1

An excess production of saliva. The condition may be associated with epilepsy, some medications, emotional reaction or anxiety. 2. Also present when the patient is unable to swallow quickly enough a saliva production that would be considered normal in volume.

PTYALISM 1: "Pytalism would lead to drooling."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PTYALISM 1," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/ptyalism-1/ (accessed January 17, 2021).
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