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viv·i·sect

(viv-i-sekt'),
To practice vivisection.

vivisect

(vĭv′ĭ-sĕkt′)
v. vivi·sected, vivi·secting, vivi·sects
v.tr.
To perform vivisection on (a living animal).
v.intr.
To practice vivisection.

viv′i·sec′tor n.

vivisect

(vĭv′ĭ-sĕkt) [L. vivus, alive, + sectio, a cutting]
To dissect a living animal for experimental purposes.
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Lansbury notes that the icon of bound and tortured woman is the staple of nineteenth-century pornography, and further discusses the correspondence between the devices used to bind women, described at length in such pornography, and the apparatus of the vivisector.
If architecture students thought pulling down ancient works of art and beauty would increase their knowledge of how they were built, we would consider such people mad as hatters, which is what vivisectors are likely to be.
QI RECENTLY heard a vivisector claiming that experiments on animals help people.
The meat industry, vivisectors, hunters and other barbarians now torture and kill far more creatures than they killed a generation ago.
Worst of all are the men and women who use animals for intellectual pleasure - vivisectors pointlessly torturing and killing millions of animals.
After a lengthy search, vivisectors and vivisectionists failed to respond to my challenge to find one human patient whose life has been saved by animal experiments.
MANY vivisectors, hunters, butchers and farmers excuse the cruelty of what they do by claiming animals don't have feelings.
Britain's vivisectors searched high and low for months but failed to find just one real patient whose life had been saved as a direct result of animal experiments.
I issued a simple but crucial challenge to vivisectors in this column and on my website.
MY pounds 250,000 challenge to vivisectors has been a disaster.
Next week I'll reveal my new challenge - one which will enable the world to decide who is right: vivisectors or anti-vivisectionists.
If vivisectors get away with this they will know that they can get away with anything - and that however cruel they may be they can count on the Home Secretary to protect them.