vivisection Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"vivisection" in British English

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vivisectionnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˌvɪv.ɪˈsek.ʃən/
the use of ​livinganimals in ​tests that are ​intended to ​increasehumanknowledge of ​humandiseases and the ​effects of using ​particulardrugs
(Definition of vivisection from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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vivisectionnoun [U]

 us   /ˌvɪv·əˈsek·ʃən/
the ​cutting into or other use of ​livinganimals in ​tests for the ​purpose of ​increasingmedicalknowledge
(Definition of vivisection from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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