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Vivisection Definition in Context with Images & Synonyms

Vivisection definition in context with images used in real examples to improve your reading comprehension and enrich your academic vocabulary.

/ˌvɪv.ɪˈsek.ʃən/ (noun)

Vivisection definition

a surgical operation on living animals for scientific research to apply the acquired knowledge to human diseases and medical conditions

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Vivisection in context

Merriam-Webster defines vivisection as “the cutting of or operation on a living animal usually for physiological or pathological investigation” or—broadly—“animal experimentation especially if considered to cause distress to the subject.” To put it even more simply, vivisection is animal testing—think of the two as synonymous.

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Parts of speech

Noun: vivisectionist

Noun: vivisector

Verb: vivisect

Adjective: vivisectional

Adverb: vivisectionally

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