paraurethral gland

noun

Medical Definition of paraurethral gland

: any of several small glands that open into the female urethra near its opening and are homologous to glandular tissue in the prostate gland in the male

called also Skene's gland

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“Paraurethral gland.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/paraurethral%20gland. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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