Goodell, William

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William, U.S. gynecologist, 1829-1894.
Goodell dilator - obsolete term for a uterine dilator.
Goodell sign - softening of the cervix and vagina as being usually indicative of pregnancy.
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To justify his free speech campaign, Foster frequently cited the same Pauline writings on church order and government that such anti-clerical Liberty Party spokesmen as William Goodell and Gerrit Smith relied on to construct their vision of a radically egalitarian and anti-racist church.
15, 1844; William Goodell, Slavery and Anti-slavery: A History of the Great Struggle in Both Hemispheres (New York: William Goodell, 1853), 527-33; Henry Wilson, History of the Rise and Fall of the Slave Power in America (Boston: James R.
19 for William Goodell of Springfield, who died Jan.