from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- etc. See etherization, etc.
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To give you a distinct idea of the ordinary phenomena of etherisation, I will cite three or four instances from a report on this subject by Dr
So the invention of etherisation deserves to be rated as a signal benefit to humanity.
In graver cases, some of which always end fatally, symptoms, again, may occasionally supervene, or continue from the time of the operation, which are directly attributable to the etherisation.
If I add to these sketches that the patient sometimes becomes pale, sometimes flushed, -- that the pupils of the eyes are generally dilated and fixed, sometimes natural and fixed, sometimes contracted, -- that violent excitement sometimes manifests itself attended with the persistence or even exaltation of the ordinary sensibility, -- that sometimes hysteric fits are brought on; sometimes a state resembling common intoxication, -- you will have had the means of forming a sufficiently exact and comprehensive idea of the features of etherisation.