etherize

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etherize

(ē′thə-rīz′)
tr.v. ether·ized, ether·izing, ether·izes
1. To subject to the fumes of ether; anesthetize.
2. To etherify.

e′ther·i·za′tion (ē′thər-ĭ-zā′shən) n.
e′ther·iz′er n.

etherize

(ē′thĕr-īz)
To anesthetize by use of ether.

etherize

To induce anaesthesia with ETHER.
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This failure to publish the clinical reasons for his etherisation concerns in the Australian Medical Journal led to Pugh being criticised by Dr David Thomas, the Melbourne doctor who pioneered etherisation in that city, when he presented his paper 'On the inhalation of the vapour of AEther' to a meeting of the Port Phillip Medical Association.
Despite his repeated criticism of Dr Pugh and his etherisation efforts, Pugh was his major supporter amongst the Australian medical profession and no doubt helped Aaron prolong the life of his journal by providing not just many reports of surgical procedures but the first report in Australia of etherisation facilitating a surgical operation.
David Thomas' case of etherisation at Port Phillip, in the Launceston Examiner 14 August 1847.