Xerostomia

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Dryness of the mouth caused by malfunctioning salivary glands or composition of saliva. Xerostomia is also known to be caused by radiotherapy of the head and neck region. (ICRP Publication 118, 2012)

ICRP Glossary entry - June 2019


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