paraurethral gland


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par·a·u·re·thral gland

 (păr′ə-yo͝o-rē′thrəl)
n.
Any of several small mucus glands that are located in the vaginal wall and deliver secretions into the female urethra near its opening. Also called Skene's gland.
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Paraurethral gland cysts are rare congenital abnormality which present as an interlabial cystic mass in new-born girls.
Skene's glands are the largest of the paraurethral glands; however, many smaller glands empty into the urethra.