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 Dictionary entry overview: What does vivisection mean? 

  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 


Sense 1vivisection [BACK TO TOP]


The act of operating on living animals (especially in scientific research)

Classified under:

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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