vivisectionist

vivisectionist

[viv-uh-sek-shuh-nist]
noun
1.
a person who vivisects.
2.
a person who favors or defends the practice of vivisection.

Origin:
1875–80; vivisection + -ist

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vivisectionist (ˌvɪvɪˈsɛkʃənɪst)
 
n
1.  a person who practises vivisection
2.  a person who advocates the practice of vivisection as being useful or necessary to science

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