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Bartholin Bar·tho·lin (bär'tl-ĭn, -thə-lĭn), Caspar. 1585-1629.

Danish anatomist and physician who was the first to describe Bartholin's glands of the vagina.

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  • They are called bartholin's glands; occasionally they become inflamed and give a good deal of trouble.

    Woman William J. Robinson
  • bartholin's management of squint-eyed people is founded on the same principles.

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  • The glands of bartholin also begin to secrete in sexually immature girls, and even in children.

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