Vivisection, viv'i-sek'shan, n. [< L. vivus, alive, and sectio, sectionis, a cutting.]
The dissection of, or otherwise experimenting on, a living animal, esp. for the purpose of ascertaining or demonstrating some
fact in physiology or pathology. -Websters Dictionary
"As a scientist, I am of the opinion that animal experiments bring no progress in the diagnosis and therapy of epilepsies. I have a well-founded suspicion that similar facts apply in other areas of medicine."
"At present, scientists do not look for alternatives simply because they do not care enough about the animals they are using."
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