Bartholin’s gland /ˈbɑːtəlɪnz/

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[Anatomy] either of a pair of glands lying near the entrance of the vagina, which secrete a fluid that lubricates the vulva.
– origin early 18th cent.: named by Caspar Bartholin (1655–1738), Danish anatomist, as a tribute to his father.

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