vivisection NOUN the practice of performing operations on live animals for scientific research (used by those opposed to such work).
DERIVATIVES vivisectionist noun & adjective vivisector noun.
ORIGIN from Latin vivus 'living' , on the pattern of dissection.

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  • vivisector — noun see vivisect …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • vivisector — See vivisect. * * * …   Universalium

  • vivisector — noun A practitioner of vivisection …   Wiktionary

  • vivisector — ► adjetivo/ sustantivo Que hace vivisecciones. * * * ► adjetivo Que realiza vivisecciones …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • vivisector — vivi·sec·tor .viv ə sek tər n one who performs vivisection …   Medical dictionary

  • vivisector — n. researcher of animal medicine, one who performs research operations on living animals …   English contemporary dictionary

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