SALIVARY REFLEX

Increase or decrease of the production of saliva from the salivary glands; may be a conditioned or unconditioned response to stimulation of the effector nerves. See also: conditioned response; unconditioned response.

SALIVARY REFLEX: "The salivary reflex can be embarrassing, causing one to drool uncontrollably."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "SALIVARY REFLEX," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/salivary-reflex/ (accessed December 10, 2018).
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