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Bartholin's duct (Caspar Bartholin the Younger)

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Large duct that drains the anterior portion of the sublingual salivary gland. It parallels Wharton’s duct – the submandibular salivary duct – and opens with it.


  • C. Bartholin:
    De ovariis mulierum et generationis historia epistola anatomica.
    Amsterdam 1678, page 21 ff.
  • Thomas Wharton (1614–1673):
    Adenographia: sive glandularum totius corporis descriptio.
    London, 1656, pp. 128-137.

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