from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The act or practice of cutting into or otherwise injuring living animals, especially for the purpose of scientific research.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The action of cutting, surgery or other invasive treatment of a living organism for the purposes of physiological or pathological scientific investigation.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The dissection of an animal while alive, for the purpose of making physiological investigations.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Dissection of a living body; the practice of anatomizing alive, or of experimenting upon living animals, for the purpose of investigating some physiological function or pathological process which cannot well be otherwise determined
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the act of operating on living animals (especially in scientific research)
In fact, the number of security personnel, members of the media, and casual observers may have surpassed that of actual demonstrators, but more protesters arrived over the next hour, carrying signs with such slogans as “vivisection is scientific fraud” and “we cannot cure humans by torturing animals.”
The question of vivisection is not agitated here, because it is practised so commonly and with such reckless cruelty by mere medical apprentices, that it is accepted as a thing of course.
4 Among the Revolutionists were many surgeons, and in vivisection they attained marvellous proficiency.
Health Culture opposes as needless and wasteful of life those research activities known as vivisection, also as contrary to human interest the use of drugs, serums, vaccines and chemicals as medicines or preventives of disease by legal compulsion.
I do not know whether you have attended the movement against vivisection, which is becoming lively.
This video is part one of a series that will be covering the fraudulent science called vivisection and it's murder of animals and people.
tube down the neck flesh pulled back to crawl underneath the skin the corporate death no sentiment the pain sustained at will they preach on high morals lie in this farce called vivisection
In some of these, Hastings compares the nature if not the scope of Japanese atrocities to those of the Nazis, who used some similar methods of torture or death, such as vivisection of unanesthetized prisoners.
Ladies and gentleman of the audience, I am here to present the controversial topic of vivisection which is also better known as animal testing.
Other terms for animal experimentation include 'vivisection', 'animal testing', and 'animal research'.