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Alexander Johnston Chalmers Skene (1838-1900)

Skene's gland (1898)

Alexander Johnston Chalmers Skene (1838-1900) was an American gynaecologist known for naming in 1880 "Skene's gland".

Skene's gland (para-urethral gland, lesser vestibular glands, female prostate gland) is a female genital gland(s) located on the anterior wall of the vagina and around the lower end of the urethra.

Links: Fig 32 Uterus Bifundalis | Fig 33 Uterus duplex | Fig 242 Skene's gland

Links: Female Genital

Cite this page: Hill, M.A. (2024, March 3) Embryology Alexander Skene (1838-1900).jpg. Retrieved from

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