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vivisectionist

[viv-uh-sek-shuh-nist] /ˌvɪv əˈsɛk ʃə nɪst/
noun
1.
a person who vivisects.
2.
a person who favors or defends the practice of vivisection.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80; vivisection + -ist
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British Dictionary definitions for vivisectionist

vivisectionist

/ˌvɪvɪˈsɛkʃənɪst/
noun
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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