Medical Definition of nabothian cyst
: a mucous gland of the uterine cervix especially when occluded and dilated—called also nabothian follicle
Biographical Note for nabothian cyst
Naboth \ˈnä-ˌbȯt\play ,
Martin (1675–1721), German anatomist and physician. Naboth described the mucous glands of the uterine cervix in 1707. At the same time he noted small cysts in these glands caused by blockage of the outflow of the secretion but he thought that they were ova.
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