Definition of Vivisection

1. Noun. The act of operating on living animals (especially in scientific research).




Definition of Vivisection

1. n. The dissection of an animal while alive, for the purpose of making physiological investigations.

2. n. The dissection of an animal while alive, for the purpose of making physiological investigations.

Definition of Vivisection

1. Noun. The action of cutting, surgery or other invasive treatment of a living organism for the purposes of physiological or pathological scientific investigation. ¹

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Definition of Vivisection

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Medical Definition of Vivisection

1. To dissect a live animal, this is done to observe functioning body systems (such as to observe the effects of certain stimulants or depressants on a beating heart). The animal is rendered unconscious before the vivisection is done. (09 Oct 1997)

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