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Dictionary entry overview: What does vivisection mean?
• VIVISECTION (noun)
The noun VIVISECTION has 1 sense:
1. the act of operating on living animals (especially in scientific research)
Familiarity information: VIVISECTION used as a noun is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
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The act of operating on living animals (especially in scientific research)
Nouns denoting acts or actions
Hypernyms ("vivisection" is a kind of...):
operation; surgery; surgical operation; surgical procedure; surgical process (a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body)
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