Cowper's gland

noun
Cow·per's gland | \ ˈkau̇-pərz- , ˈkü- , ˈku̇- \

Definition of Cowper's gland 

: either of two small glands lying on either side of the male urethra below the prostate gland and discharging a secretion into the semen

called also bulbourethral gland

— compare bartholin's gland

First Known Use of Cowper's gland

1738, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Cowper's gland

William Cowper †1709 English surgeon

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Cowper's gland

noun
Cow·per's gland | \ ˌkau̇-pərz- , ˌkü-pərz- , ˌku̇p-ərz- \

Medical Definition of Cowper's gland 

: either of two small glands of which one lies on each side of the male urethra below the prostate gland and discharges a secretion into the semen

called also bulbourethral gland, gland of Cowper

— compare bartholin's gland

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