Bartholin's gland

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Bartholin's gland

(bär′tl-ĭnz, -thə-lĭnz)
n.
Either of two small compound racemose glands on either side of the vaginal orifice that secrete a lubricating mucus and are homologous to the bulbourethral glands in the male.

Bartholin's gland

Etymology: Caspar T. Bartholin
one of two small mucus-secreting glands located on the posterior and lateral aspect of the vestibule of the vagina. Also called greater vestibular gland.

Bartholin's gland

Glandula vestibularis major, vulvovaginal gland Anatomy Either of the paired glands on each side of the vaginal orifice which are homologues of the ♂ bulbourethral glands