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Bartholin's glands

/ (ˈbɑːθəlɪnz) /
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pl n
anatomy two small reddish-yellow glands, one on each side of the vaginal orifice, that secrete a mucous lubricating substance during sexual stimulation in femalesCompare Cowper's glands
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Word Origin for Bartholin's glands

named by Caspar Bartholin (1655–1738), Danish anatomist, in honour of his father, Thomas
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