Definition of Nabothian in US English:

Nabothian

(also Nabothean)

adjective

Medicine
  • "Nabothian cyst"noun a cyst containing secreted fluid which forms following obstruction of a mucous gland of the uterine cervix. Also "Nabothian follicle", "†Nabothian gland".

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Robert Mayne (1808–1868). From the name of Martin Naboth, German anatomist and physician, who described these cysts in 1707 + -ian.

Pronunciation

Nabothian

/nəˈbəʊθɪən/