Bartholin’s gland



either of two small, oval, mucus-secreting glands, one on each side of the base of the vagina.

Bartholin’s gland n.
See greater vestibular gland.

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  • Bartholin’s glands

    either of two small, oval, mucus-secreting glands, one on each side of the base of the vagina. plural noun (anatomy) two small reddish-yellow glands, one on each side of the vaginal orifice, that secrete a mucous lubricating substance during sexual stimulation in females Compare Cowper’s glands Bartholin’s gland n. See greater vestibular gland.

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