saliva


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Synonyms for saliva

Synonyms for saliva

a clear liquid secreted into the mouth by the salivary glands and mucous glands of the mouth

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Together, they are responsible for the remaining 5% of saliva secreted in humans.
USA], Nov 2 ( ANI ): Saliva proteins can explain as to why low-salt dishes may be harder for some people to like than others, according to a recent study.
This study was designed to measure total antioxidant capacity (TAC), Total thiol molecules (TTM) and catalase activity (CAT), in blood and saliva of mothers at the second stage of labor and cord blood of newborns delivered through these different delivery modes.
Human saliva is over 99 percent water, and not really sticky.
The goal of this paper is to inform the reader about the characteristics of saliva as a critical medium to systemic health, the role it plays in oral health and the overall well-being of an individual.
The new test needs just one drop of saliva to check for the disease.
You can ease it by sucking ice or with gels and saliva substitutes.
In the case of head and neck cancers associated with HPV, the scientists searched patients' blood and saliva samples for certain tumor-promoting FIPV-related DNA.
Comment: Xerostomia is dryness of the mouth resulting from insufficient saliva production.
2] Studies have shown that saliva serves as a mirror of the body's health as it contains proteins, hormones, antibodies and other molecules that are frequently measured in standard blood tests to monitor health and disease.
In lab tests, moose saliva dabbed onto grasses two or four times could lower the concentrations of the toxin ergovaline by 40 to 70 percent over the course of two months, Tanentzap and colleagues report July 23 in Biology Letters.
Methods: Lipid peroxidation and antioxidant status in OSCC patients were estimated and compared the sensitivity and specificity of circulating biomarkers (MDA Sialic acid Catalase SOD GSH and Neuraminidase) with AY-2 microglobulin (AY-2MG) at different thresholds in blood and saliva using receiver operating characteristics (ROC) curve design.
Corn earworm saliva induces herbivore defense gene expression in corn.
To prove it, the researchers examined mice models with pancreatic cancer whose saliva showed evidence of biomarkers for pancreatic cancer.
As a diagnostic fluid, saliva offers distinctive advantages over serum because individuals with modest training can collect it non-invasively.