the paired glands located slightly posterior and to the left and right of the opening of the vagina in the superficial perineal pouch in females; they secrete mucus to lubricate the vagina and are homologous to bulbourethral (Cowper's) glands in males [ MP:0011787 ]

Synonyms: Tiedemann's gland vulvovaginal gland Bartholin's gland Bartholin gland

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pheno_slim, organ_slim

editor note

resolve difference in WP vs MP, superficial vs deep perineal pouch

has related synonym

greater vestibular glands of Bartholin

glandula vestibularis major

Duverney's gland

greater vestibular gland