of or associated with saliva
- Of or regarding saliva making or carrying saliva as salivary ferment the salivary glands the salivary ducts etc
- Of or related to saliva; producing or carrying saliva; as, the salivary ferment; the salivary glands; the salivary ducts, etc.
1709, from Latin salivarius, from saliva (see saliva).
The salivary duct opens on its hinder surface.