antivivisection

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an·ti·viv·i·sec·tion

(an'tē-viv'i-sek'shŭn),
Opposition to the use of living animals for experimentation. See: vivisection.

antivivisection

adjective Referring to animal rights activism, see there; opposed to the act or practice of performing experiments on living animals.

antivivisection

(ant″i-viv′ĭ-sek″shŏn) [ anti- + vivisection]
Opposition to vivisection or the use of live animals in experimentation.
antivivisectionist (-viv″ĭ-sek′shŏn-ist)
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His declarations in Introduction a l'Etude de la Medicine Experimentale (1865) stood as a clear defense of the physiologist and his laboratory, and were to be repeatedly used by both French and English antivivisectionists to give shape to the profile of the men who prioritized cruel science over morals:
The chasm that separates the antivivisectionists and their opponents is most evident in the way Charles Bernard frames the abduction of Caro.
The relationship between the rhetoric of social Darwinism and the politics of professional advancement was frequently exposed by the polemical writings of the antivivisectionists, which emphasized the pragmatic self-interest motivating professional advancement in the sciences.
Many contemporary antivivisectionists compared the fate of the suffering animal to the suffering of women under the hands of surgeons whose practices seemed not so far removed from those of vivisectionists.
pathologize the motivations of the antivivisectionists who had brought a
Organized opposition to this practice came from the Antivivisectionists who, in addition to arguing for stricter regulation, and in some cases discontinuation, of the practice, frequently disrupted experiments in medical schools by freeing animals from their cages.
Francis Wills, the fictitious narrator and the world's foremost authority on bird song, published a definitive study of nightingale song and then was disgraced by the outcry of antivivisectionists.
Antivivisectionists are nothing new; in fact, I imagine that there was one around to protest when the first scientist grew his first wart on his first guinea pig.
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Advocates of animal experimentation immediately employed Dana's diagnosis in vivisection's defense, claiming that antivivisectionists were afflicted by this malady.
These are antivivisectionists who will, if they have their way, put a stop to all experimentation on animals no matter the cost to the advancement of health care.