vivisector


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viv·i·sec·tion·ist

, vivisector (viv'i-sek'shŭn-ist, vi-vi-sek'tŏr),
One who practices vivisection.

viv·i·sec·tion·ist

, vivisector (viv'i-sek'shŭn-ist, -sek'tŏr)
One who practices vivisection.

vivisector

(vĭv-ĭs-ĕk′tor) [″ + sector, a cutting]
One who practices vivisection.
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Despite these cultural shifts and the British scientific community's empowerment through the AAMR and its support from continental Europe, I would argue that revulsion to French experimental physiology was still to be a central part of the antivivisection crusade during this period, and the image of the French vivisector as a bloodthirsty sadist was to remain prevalent in humane advocacy.
In addition to vivisectors such as Bernard, Victorian society also gave birth to legislation against animal cruelty, with the SPCA founded in 1824, the Vegetarian Society in 1847, and the antivivisectionist movement during the 1870s.
Moreover, vivisectors have been unable to meet my challenge to find just one patient whose life had been saved by vivisection and who would not have been saved without it.
Also, because it cannot escape the semantic shadow of 'vindictive', it evokes the idea of the vivisector god that has been posited for much of the novel.
Unlike Patrick White's handling of the artist Hurtle Duffield in The Vivisector, Malouf does not attempt to describe in detail any of his mythical painter's works.
Yet the only animal model for human disease is man himself, and the vivisector is one such.
Combining the actions of graverobber, vivisector, slaughterer and anatomist, Frankenstein condenses the set of objections to many practices involving dead bodies in his disgust for his occupation.
Scores of MPs joined in the Justice for Mickey campaign - protesting that the police and the Labour party are protecting a vivisector who broke the law by leaving a mouse to suffer.
They all think it is wrong that Jack Straw is defending a vivisector who left the mouse's head in a clamp.
They believe Home Secretary Jack Straw was wrong to defend the vivisector who left a laboratory with Mickey the mouse's head in a clamp.
By allowing the vivisector to infringe Acts of Parliament, the Home Secretary encourages others to ignore the plight of animals used for experimentation.
A vivisector had gone home for his tea, leaving Mickey with his head in a clamp.