vestibular gland


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vestibular gland

Any of the glands of the vaginal vestibule. They include the minor vestibular glands and the major vestibular glands (Bartholin glands).
See also: gland
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The estrogen hormone stimulate the secretion of the vestibular glands which enrich the glandular fluid with sialic acid, glycidic radicals with both neutral and sulfated mucins.
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.
A crucial part of the operation was to completely remove all the major and minor vestibular glands, which can harbor adenomas.