Bartholin's gland

noun
Bar·tho·lin's gland | \ˈbär-thə-lənz-, ˈbär-tᵊl-ənz- \

Definition of Bartholin's gland 

: either of two oval racemose glands lying one to each side of the lower part of the vagina and secreting a lubricating mucus — compare cowper's gland

First Known Use of Bartholin's gland

1855, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Bartholin's gland

Kaspar Bartholin †1738 Danish physician

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Bartholin's gland

noun
Bar·tho·lin's gland | \ˌbärt-ᵊl-ənz-, ˌbär-thə-lənz- \

Medical Definition of Bartholin's gland 

: either of two oval racemose glands lying one to each side of the lower part of the vagina and secreting a lubricating mucus

called also gland of Bartholin, greater vestibular gland

— compare cowper's gland

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