vivisectional
adjective see vivisection

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Vivisectional — Viv i*sec tion*al, a. Of or pertaining to vivisection. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • vivisectional — See vivisection. * * * …   Universalium

  • vivisectional — adjective Of or pertaining to vivisection …   Wiktionary

  • vivisectional — adj. concerning vivisection, concerning operating on living animals in medical research …   English contemporary dictionary

  • vivisectional — viv·i·sec·tion·al …   English syllables

  • vivisectional — adjective see vivisection …   Useful english dictionary

  • vivisection — vivisectional, adj. vivisectionally, adv. /viv euh sek sheuhn/, n. 1. the action of cutting into or dissecting a living body. 2. the practice of subjecting living animals to cutting operations, esp. in order to advance physiological and… …   Universalium

  • vivisection — noun Etymology: Latin vivus + English section Date: 1707 1. the cutting of or operation on a living animal usually for physiological or pathological investigation; broadly animal experimentation especially if considered to cause distress to the… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • vivisectionally — See vivisectional. * * * …   Universalium

  • vivisection — /vɪvəˈsɛkʃən/ (say vivuh sekshuhn) noun 1. the action of cutting into or dissecting a living body. 2. the practice of subjecting living animals to cutting operations, especially in order to advance physiological and pathological knowledge.… …   Australian English dictionary

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