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.(35) There were some important points of similarity between Foster's campaign against the churches and that waged by other groups of religious radicals and reformers within the broader antislavery community.
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.