vivisection


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vivisection

 [viv″ĭ-sek´shun]
surgical procedures performed upon a living animal for purpose of physiologic or pathologic investigation.

viv·i·sec·tion

(viv'i-sek'shŭn),
Any cutting operation on a living animal for purposes of experimentation; often extended to denote any form of animal experimentation.
[vivi- + section]

vivisection

/vivi·sec·tion/ (viv″ĭ-sek´shun) surgical procedures performed upon a living animal for purpose of physiologic or pathologic investigation.

vivisection

(vĭv′ĭ-sĕk′shən, vĭv′ĭ-sĕk′-)
n.
The act or practice of cutting into or otherwise injuring living animals for the purpose of scientific research.

viv′i·sec′tion·al adj.
viv′i·sec′tion·al·ly adv.
viv′i·sec′tion·ist n.

vivisection

[viv′əsek′shən]
Etymology: L, vivus, alive, secare, to cut
the performance of surgical operations on living animals, particularly experimental surgery for the purpose of research.

viv·i·sec·tion

(viv'i-sek'shŭn)
Any cutting operation on a living animal for purposes of experimentation; often extended to denote any form of animal experimentation.
[vivi- + section]

vivisection

1. Experiments performed on living animals involving surgery.
2. Any scientific work in which live animals are used.

vivisection (viˈ·v·sekˑ·shn),

n the dissection of living animals to view anatomic systems.

vivisection

surgical procedures performed upon a living animal for purpose of physiological or pathological investigation. It is illegal in most countries to perform such experiments without a license, without proper anesthesia or without all measures necessary to prevent cruelty to the experimental animal.
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This infatuation with vivisection had a ripple effect across generations.
Trixy takes that process one step further by identifying a specific cause contributing to uncaring doctors: namely, desensitization to suffering caused by repeated exposure to vivisection.
In response to growing public concern over the morality of experimental operations on live animals, a Royal Commission investigation into the practice of vivisection was announced on May 24, 1875.
Our fear of disease has been the scientists' most powerful weapon: sadly, society has chosen over those years to remain deaf, dumb and blinkered in ignoring the many warnings of using vivisection as a basis for any treatment for man.
Here, Muslim medical researchers may draw from the history of Islamic medicine as well as from the modern scientific and methodological critique of vivisection by Croce, Pietro, Vivisection or Science?
Gordon pursues the question with grim determination, his experiments often seeming like exercises in vivisection.
Roger French, Dissection and Vivisection in the European Renaissance
and An Evening With Richard Nixon lifts his weary pen yet again for an other Oval Office vivisection.
Vivisection is in itself symptomatic of a diseased attitude that no amount of animal research and suffering and killing will ever cure.
I REFER to the article 'Giant Beagle to REFER to the article 'Giant Beagle to Lead Vivisection Protests'.