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Tiedemanns gland

Tiedemann's gland --> greater vestibular gland

One of two mucoid-secreting tubuloalveolar glands on either side of the lower part of the vagina, the equivalent of the bulbourethral glands in the male; ensheathed with vestibular bulbs by ischiocavernosus muscles. Thus erection and muscle contraction cause secretion into vestibule of vagina.

Synonym: glandula vestibularis major, bartholin's gland, duverney's gland, tiedemann's gland, vulvovaginal gland.

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