Bartholin's cyst


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Bartholin's cyst

Etymology: Caspar T. Bartholin
a cyst that arises from one of the vestibular glands or from its ducts and fills with clear fluid that replaces the suppurative exudate characteristic of chronic inflammation.

Bartholin's cyst

Gynecology A cyst that develops when the duct of a Bartholin gland is obstructed

Bartholin's cyst

An accumulation of mucin secretion causing expansion of one of the BARTHOLIN'S GLANDS to form a swelling to one side of the vaginal entrance.
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