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VIVISECTION

[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.

Etymology: from Latin vivi-, combining form of vīvus, “alive”; akin to vīvere, “to live” + section, “a cutting”.

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