duct of Bartholin


duct of Bartholin
duct of Bar·tho·lin -'bärt-əl-ən, -'bär-thə-lən, -bär-'tu̇l-in n a relatively large duct draining the sublingual gland and opening into Wharton's duct or near it C. T. Bartholin see BARTHOLIN'S GLAND

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  • 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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