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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Abnormal dryness of the mouth resulting from decreased secretion of saliva.

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  • First of all, it's important to realize that xerostomia is NOT a disease in and of itself.
  • Even so, there are some things your wife can do to help alleviate the symptoms of xerostomia.
  • • Sjogren's syndrome (an autoimmune disease, causes xerostomia and dry eyes) • Endocrine disorders
  • Dry mouth is a medical condition also known as xerostomia. for more
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