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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.
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etherize

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

To induce anaesthesia with ETHER.
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After providing a review of a number of fatal cases, and others in which complications followed etherisation, Aaron concludes, quite reasonably in the circumstances, "...
This strongly suggests that Pugh had agreed to send Aaron case reports of the patients whose course under etherisation had been stormy and which had led to Pugh's critical letter of 18 June.
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.