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fe·male pros·tate

term sometimes applied to the periurethral glands in the upper part of the urethra in the female.

female prostate

A region of glandular tissue located around the female urethra that triggers the release of fluid via the urethra and possibly also the vagina wall during orgasm. “Skene’s glands” is the term preferred by most health professionals.
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The bilateral Bartholin glands, also termed greater vestibular glands, are major glands that measure 0.
Surgical intervention and local trauma can also act as etiological factors to glandular proliferation, as it was reported on the minor vestibular glands.
Inspection was normal and palpation revealed bilateral firm, fix, and nontender masses in vestibular gland region.
Unique structures in females are the greater vestibular glands (Bartholin's glands), Skene glands, vaginal vestibule, clitoris, and vulva.
Other glandular elements that are present in the vulva include the Skene glands (paraurethral glands), the Bartholin glands (mucus producing vestibular glands), and minor vestibular glands.
Those thought to arise from remnants of urogenital sinus include urogenital sinus cysts, major (Bartholin gland) and minor vestibular gland cysts, paraurethral (Skene gland) cysts, Wolffian-like duct cyst, and cysts of canal of Nuck.
These treatments included the application of topical estrogen cream to the openings of the major and minor vestibular glands.
A crucial part of the operation was to completely remove all the major and minor vestibular glands, which can harbor adenomas.
27) Merkel cells have also been identified in nonkeratinizing squamous epithelium of the oral mucosa and the esophagus, in paraurethral glands, and in the minor vestibular glands of the vulva.