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Cowper's glands

/ (ˈkuːpəz) /
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pl n
two small yellowish glands near the prostate that secrete a mucous substance into the urethra during sexual stimulation in malesCompare Bartholin's glands
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Word Origin for Cowper's glands

C18: named after William Cowper (1666–1709), English anatomist who discovered them

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