Bar·tho·lin's gland (bärʹtl-ĭnz, -thə-lĭnz) n. Anatomy
Either of two small compound racemose glands located on either side of the vaginal orifice that secrete a lubricating mucus and are homologous to the bulbourethral glands in the male.
  [After Caspar Bartholin (1585-1629), Danish physician.]

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Universalium. 2010.

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