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antivivisectionist

[an-tee-viv-uh-sek-shuh-nist, an-tahy-] /ˌæn tiˌvɪv əˈsɛk ʃə nɪst, ˌæn taɪ-/
noun
1.
a person who opposes vivisection.
adjective
2.
Also, antivivisection. of, relating to, or characteristic of antivivisectionists or their policies.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85; anti- + vivisection + -ist
Related forms
antivivisectionism, noun
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  • antivivisection groups have reported on abuse of animals inside testing facilities.
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antivivisection

/ˌæntɪˌvɪvɪˈsɛkʃən/
adjective
1.
opposed to the act or practice or performing experiments on living animals, involving cutting into or dissecting the body
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