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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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