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Bartholin's gland

[bahr-toh-linz, bahr-tl-inz] /bɑrˈtoʊ lɪnz, ˈbɑr tl ɪnz/
noun, Anatomy
1.
either of two small, oval, mucus-secreting glands, one on each side of the base of the vagina.
Origin
1920-1925
1920-25; named after Caspar Bartholin (1655-1738), Danish anatomist, who described them in 1637
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Bartholin's gland in Medicine

Bartholin's gland n.
See greater vestibular gland.

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