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I kept several of them alive for some time: their tails are very singular organs, for they act, by a well-fitted contrivance, as suckers or organs of attachment, and likewise as reservoirs for saliva, or some such fluid.
His lips were flecked with foam, and saliva drooled from his jowls.
As Washington may be called the head-quarters of tobacco-tinctured saliva, the time is come when I must confess, without any disguise, that the prevalence of those two odious practices of chewing and expectorating began about this time to be anything but agreeable, and soon became most offensive and sickening.
The interest in saliva increased, further, with the finding that saliva is filled with hundreds of components that might serve to detect systemic diseases and/or act as an evidence of exposure to various harmful substances as well as provide biomarkers of health and disease.
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.
Objective: To measure oxidative stress biomarkers in saliva and venous blood of mothers and cord blood of newborns delivered wih and without combined analgesia.
But there is a lot more to how these amphibians use it to snag insects, especially the unique nature of their saliva, as researchers explained in a new study.
Saliva is an active and versatile fluid in the body that plays a key role in maintaining and preserving the health of the oral environment.
SCIENTISTS have developed a cheap and highly-accurate home saliva test which reveals if you have cancer in just 10 minutes.
On a good day, our salivary glands need to push out up to two-and-a-half pints of saliva.
Seeking better cancer screening tests, Johns Flopkins scientists led a proof of principle study that successfully identified tumor DNA shed into the blood and saliva of 93 patients with head and neck cancer.
8-fold increase in unstimulated saliva output and a significant 2.