Bartholin's duct

Bartholin's duct

Bartholin's ducts are a pair of ducts leading from the Bartholin's glands to the surface of the vulva.

It is claimed that the two external openings of the Bartholin's ducts are often invisible to the naked human eye.

The major sublingual duct is also known as "Bartholin's duct." [WhoNamedIt|synd|3319|Bartholin's duct (Caspar Bartholin the Younger)]


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  • Bartholin abscess — bartholinian abscess abscess of the excretory duct of the Bartholin gland …   Medical dictionary

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  • Bartholin — Casper, Danish anatomist, 1655–1738. See B. abscess, B. cyst, B. cystectomy, B. duct, B. gland. Thomas, Danish anatomist, 1616–1680. See B. anus …   Medical dictionary

  • Bartholin duct — ductus sublingualis major …   Medical dictionary

  • Thomas Bartholin — Infobox Scientist name = PAGENAME box width = image size =200px caption = PAGENAME birth date = October 20, 1616 birth place = Malmö, Scania death date = December 4, 1680) death place = Copenhagen residence = citizenship = nationality = Danish… …   Wikipedia

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  • Major sublingual duct — Latin ductus sublingualis major Gray s subject #242 1136 The excretory ducts of the sublingual gland are from eight to twenty in number. Of the smaller sublingual ducts (ducts of Rivinus), some join the submandibular duct; others o …   Wikipedia

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