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"Saliva" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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The clear, viscous fluid secreted by the SALIVARY GLANDS and mucous glands of the mouth. It contains MUCINS, water, organic salts, and ptylin.

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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Saliva" by people in this website by year, and whether "Saliva" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 92 publications over 22 distinct years, with a maximum of 9 publications in 2014
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