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Cowper's gland (n.)

1738, so called because discovered by English anatomist William Cowper (1666-1709); for the surname see Cooper.

updated on April 27, 2018

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Definitions of Cowper's gland from WordNet

Cowper's gland (n.)
either of two glands that discharge a component of seminal fluid into the urethra; homologous to Bartholin's gland in the female;
Synonyms: bulbourethral gland
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