paraurethral gland

[ par-uh-yoo-ree-thruh l ]
/ ˌpær ə yʊˈri θrəl /


any of a group of vestigial glands located in the posterior wall of the urethra in women.

Origin of paraurethral gland

para-1 + urethral Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Medicine definitions for paraurethral gland

paraurethral gland


Any of several small mucus glands that deliver secretions into the female urethra near its opening.
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