Bartholin's gland

Bartholin's gland

[bahr-toh-linz, bahr-tl-inz]
noun Anatomy.
either of two small, oval, mucus-secreting glands, one on each side of the base of the vagina.

Origin:
1920–25; named after Caspar Bartholin (1655–1738), Danish anatomist, who described them in 1637

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