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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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The editor of this quarterly medical publication was Dr John Forbes, who had been present on December 21 at London's University College Hospital as an eyewitness when Robert Liston operated on two patients who had been successfully etherized by William Squire.
Eliot's evening "spread out against the sky/ Like a patient etherized upon a table.
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God fashioned birds and beasts next, rather incompetently, though they were formed of the same dust, because he wanted them to resemble man as man did his creator; yet, although they were alive like man, and ate and slept like man, they were otherwise far from family; so finally, with man etherized like a patient on a table, God cut one rib from Adam's side, and replicated it, and ran the replications through as many variations as a theme until he heard a full tune and had a title: she, Eve.
Alfred Prufrock," the patient was etherized upon the table.
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