anti-vivisection

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

Definition of anti-vivisection 

: 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

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anti-vivisectionist \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, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of anti-vivisection was in 1863

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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 

: opposition to animal experimentation and especially vivisection the anti-vivisection movement

Other Words from anti-vivisection

anti-vivisectionist \-​ˌviv-​ə-​ˈsek-​sh(ə-​)nəst \ noun

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