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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Biology
vivisectionviv‧i‧sec‧tion /ˌvɪvəˈsekʃən/ noun [uncountable]  HBthe practice of doing medical or scientific tests on live animalsvivisectionist noun [countable]
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vivisectionI'm not against vivisection, but obviously we all want to avoid animals suffering unnecessarily.Their excursion into the progressive circles of hell is recorded with such precision that the film is like a compelling vivisection experiment.Has he never heard of vivisection?Without vivisection many of the recent anti-cancer advanced simply would not have been made.
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