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synonyms for saliva

  • dribble
  • drool
  • froth
  • slaver
  • slobber
  • spittle
  • sputum
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The tests we’d use are paper strips that require only a saliva sample.
AMERICA DOESN’T HAVE A COHERENT STRATEGY FOR ASYMPTOMATIC TESTING. IT NEEDS ONE.BY CAROLINE CHENSEPTEMBER 1, 2020PROPUBLICA
This isn’t the first test to detect the SARS-CoV-2 virus in saliva, which is easier to collect than samples from nasal passages.
NEW CORONAVIRUS TESTS PROMISE TO BE FASTER, CHEAPER AND EASIERJACK J. LEEAUGUST 31, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
In contrast, the UIUC website says that typical saliva test results are available within five hours.
ONE UNIVERSITY MAY HAVE THE BEST COVID TESTING OPERATION IN THE U.S.—AND TESTS STUDENTS TWICE A WEEKLEE CLIFFORDAUGUST 29, 2020FORTUNE
As methods became available for measuring cortisol from samples of saliva — rather than having to collect blood or urine — Gunnar set out to study how the HPA axis influences the brain and behavior in humans.
PUBERTY CAN REPAIR THE BRAIN’S STRESS RESPONSES AFTER HARDSHIP EARLY IN LIFEESTHER LANDHUISAUGUST 28, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Then methods were developed for measuring cortisol from samples of saliva.
PUBERTY MAY REBOOT THE BRAIN AND BEHAVIORSESTHER LANDHUISAUGUST 27, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Before and after these tasks, researchers collected saliva from each child to measure cortisol levels.
PUBERTY MAY REBOOT THE BRAIN AND BEHAVIORSESTHER LANDHUISAUGUST 27, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Other studies, he notes, have shown that talking produces thousands of aerosols from the lungs for every saliva droplet from the mouth.
SIX FOOT SOCIAL-DISTANCING WILL NOT ALWAYS BE ENOUGH FOR COVID-19TINA HESMAN SAEYAPRIL 23, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
The mouth is still more ugly without the lip-piece, the teeth appearing, and saliva running through.
JOURNAL OF A VOYAGE TO BRAZILMARIA GRAHAM
It acts also upon the secretions—the saliva, milk and bile— which often become actually poisoned.
GOSPEL PHILOSOPHYJ. H. WARD
Saliva, like tears, had creative and therefore curative qualities; it also expelled and injured demons and brought good luck.
MYTHS OF BABYLONIA AND ASSYRIADONALD A. MACKENZIE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SALIVA

  • bile
  • gum
  • juice
  • milk
  • mucus
  • saliva
  • sap
  • sweat
  • tears
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.