anti–vivisection

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adjective an·ti–viv·i·sec·tion \ˌan-tē-ˌvi-və-ˈsek-shən, -ˈvi-və-ˌsek-, ˌan-tī-\

Definition of anti–vivisection

  1. :  opposed to experimentation on living animals especially when considered to cause pain or distress to the subject :  opposed to vivisection anti-vivisection ads an anti-vivisection organization

anti–vivisectionist

play \ˌan-tē-ˌvi-və-ˈsek-sh(ə-)nist, ˌan-tī-\ noun … it is cogent to say that I am a strong anti-vivisectionist. — G. K. Chesterton

First Known Use of anti–vivisection

1863


Medical Dictionary

anti–vivisection

noun , often attributive an·ti–vivi·sec·tion \ˌant-i-ˌviv-ə-ˈsek-shən, ˌan-ˌtī-, -ˈviv-ə-ˌ\

Medical Definition of anti–vivisection

  1. :  opposition to animal experimentation and especially vivisection the anti–vivisection movement

anti–vivisectionist

\-ˌviv-ə-ˈsek-sh(ə-)nəst\ noun

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