Translation of "saliva" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun [ no plural ] uk /səˈlaɪ·və/ us /səˈlɑɪ·və/

the liquid that is made in your mouth


(Translation of “saliva” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /səˈlaivə/

the liquid that forms in the mouth to help digestion.

salivate /ˈsӕliveit/ verb

to produce saliva, especially in large amounts

The dogs began salivating at the sight of the meat.
salivary gland /ˈsælivəri ˌɡland; American ˈsæliˌveriː ˌɡland/ noun

(anatomy) any of the organs that produce saliva in the mouth

Glándula Salivaría
The salivary glands produce saliva to moisten the mouth, to help protect teeth from decay and to digest food.

(Translation of “saliva” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)