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 [ http://www.informatics.jax.org/accession/anna MP:0011787 ]

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

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Term information

Subsets

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

id

UBERON:0000460