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Definition of Bartholin's glands

Bartholin's glands: A pair of glands between the vulva and the vagina that produce lubrication in response to stimulation. With a second pair of nearby glands called the lesser vestibular glands, they act to aid in sexual intercourse. Also called the greater vestibular glands.

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Last Editorial Review: 6/14/2012

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