vivisection

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Latin vīvus (alive) + sectiō (cutting): compare French vivisection. See vivid and section.

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Noun[edit]

vivisection (countable and uncountable, plural vivisections)

  1. The action of cutting, surgery or other invasive treatment of a living organism for the purposes of physiological or pathological scientific investigation.

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /vi.vi.sɛk.sjɔ̃/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

vivisection f (plural vivisections)

  1. vivisection

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