Bartholin gland(gianduia vestibulares majores s. Bartholini) - a large gland vestibule gland; steam room, located in the thickness of the right and left labia majora between two leaves of the fascia of the perineum, in contact with the muscle bundles of the deep transverse muscle of the perineum.
Magnitude- 1.5-2 cm; has an oval shape, consists of separate small segments, each of which has 4-7 alveoli of tubular-acinous structure. Small ducts of individual segments merge into a large duct of the gland 1.5-2 cm long, opening on the eve of the vagina on the border of the lower and middle third of it at the site of attachment of the hymen. The Bartholin's gland secretes a clear, mucin-rich fluid that moisturizes the vagina. When inflammation of the Bartholin gland occursbartholinite.