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Bartholin's gland(bär′tl-ĭnz, -thə-lĭnz)
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.
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Bartholin glandEither of the paired pea-sized glands on each side of the vaginal orifice, which are homologues of the male bulbourethral glands.
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Bartholin's glandGlandula vestibularis major, vulvovaginal gland Anatomy Either of the paired glands on each side of the vaginal orifice which are homologues of the ♂ bulbourethral glands
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