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The secretion of saliva. Excessive salivation is called ptyalism.

Origin: L. Salivatio

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Perspiration among carnivores [mammals].

... Most mammals do not have sweat glands but keep cool by panting (evaporation through the respiratory tract) and by increased salivation and skin and fur licking. h t t p :// www .hindu. com/seta/2005/05/26/stories/2005052600351700. htm: In cats, rats and mice they (sweat glands) ...

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by thehundredthone
Tue Mar 27, 2007 6:10 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Perspiration among carnivores [mammals].
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The Fiber Disease

... compounds are highly toxic and experimental carcinogens. Exposure affects the respiratory tract, kidneys, and liver. Ingestion may cause nausea, salivation, vomiting and diarrhea. Ingestion or inhalation of cadmium/cadmium compounds may be fatal. Tellurium is converted in the body to dimethyl ...

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by London
Sun Oct 29, 2006 5:51 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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... famous Pavlov and the ringing bell. First you get food and you dog salivates. By presenting the food and the ring of the bell together you get the salivation again. Then, you may only ring the bell and the dog will salivate. :arrow: Operant Conditioning http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operant_conditioning ...

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by BioCell
Wed Oct 11, 2006 10:40 am
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Brains
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Views: 3874


... facial sensation, sensation of prickling, tingling or creeping on skin, numbness. - Headache, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, excessive salivation, fatigue. - In severe cases: fluid in the lungs and muscle twitching may develop. Seizures may occur and are more common with more toxic ...

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by Systemic
Tue Aug 22, 2006 10:45 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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