nabothian gland


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nabothian gland

[nəbō′thē·ən]
Etymology: Martin Naboth; L, glans, acorn
one of many small, mucus-secreting glands of the uterine cervix.

nabothian gland

Any of the dilated mucous glands in the uterine cervix.
See also: gland

Naboth,

Martin, German anatomist and physician, 1675-1721.
nabothian cyst - a retention cyst that develops when a mucous gland of the cervix uteri is obstructed. Synonym(s): nabothian follicle
nabothian follicle - Synonym(s): nabothian cyst
nabothian gland