[bärtl-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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Historical Examples of bartholin

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


    William J. Robinson

  • Bartholin's management of squint-eyed people is founded on the same principles.

    Lachesis Lapponica

    Carl von Linn

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