Sentisection Sen`ti*sec"tion, n. [L. sentire to feel + E. section.] Painful vivisection; -- opposed to {callisection}. --B. G. Wilder. [1913 Webster]

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  • sentisection — (ˌsɛntɪˈsɛkʃən) [irreg. f. L. sentīre to feel + sectiōn em section.] The dissection of a living animal without an anæsthetic. in Syd. Soc. Lex. in Century Dict. (citing B. G. Wilder) …   Useful english dictionary

  • sentisection — Vivisection of an animal that is not anesthetized. [L. sentio, to feel, + sectio, a cutting] …   Medical dictionary

  • sentisection —   n. vivisection without use of anaesthetic …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • Callisection — Cal li*sec tion, n. [L. callere to be insensible + E. section.] Painless vivisection; opposed to {sentisection}. B. G. Wilder …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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