Meaning of xerostomia

xe•ro•sto•mi•a

Pronunciation: (zēr"u-stō'mē-u), [key]
— n. Pathol.
  1. dryness of the mouth caused by diminished function of the salivary glands due to aging, disease, drug reaction, etc.
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