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inflammation of the bulbourethral (Cowper's) glands, located in the urethral sphincter.
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Inflammation of a bulbourethral or Cowper gland.
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William, English anatomist, 1666-1709.
Cowper cyst - a retention cyst of a bulbourethral gland.
Cowper gland - Synonym(s): bulbourethral gland
cowperitis - inflammation of Cowper gland.
Cowper ligament - the part of the fascia lata which is anterior to and provides origin for fibers of the pectineus muscle.
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