Greater vestibular glands



Two small bodies on the sides of the vaginal orifice at the pudendum femininum or vulva. They can become infected in bartholinitis or form cyst called Bartholin's cyst. They are the homologue of bulbo-urethral gland. in the male. They are also called Bartholin's glands

This gland is the homologue of the male bulbo-urethral gland. It is bilateral and placed deep to the bulb of vestibule. It opens with a duct between the labium minus and the hymen (carunculae hymenales) and may be responsible for lubricating the lower part of vagina.







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