vivisection

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

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In that case my end would be no more certain, though infinitely more horrible and painful, for in the pits I should be subjected to cruel vivisection.
Had I been born where laws are less strict and tastes less dainty, I should treat myself to a slow vivisection of those two, as an evening's amusement.
Men sneered at vivisection, and yet look at its results today
It must be repaired or improved by a sort of vivisection while it is working.
The declaration, which repeats a similar one signed 15 years ago, was published by the Research Defence Society and described vivisections as "vital".