antivivisection

an`ti•viv`i•sec′tion n. adj.

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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  • Antivivisection — An ti*viv i*sec tion, n. Opposition to vivisection. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • antivivisection — [an΄tīviv′ə sek′shən, an΄tēviv′ə sek′shən, an΄tiviv′ə sek′shən] n. opposition to medical research on living animals antivivisectionist n., adj. * * * …   Universalium

  • antivivisection — [an΄tīviv′ə sek′shən, an΄tēviv′ə sek′shən, an΄tiviv′ə sek′shən] n. opposition to medical research on living animals antivivisectionist n., adj …   English World dictionary

  • antivivisection — /an ti viv i sekˈshən/ noun Opposition to vivisection ORIGIN: ↑anti (2) • • • antivivisecˈtionism noun antivivisecˈtionist noun and adjective …   Useful english dictionary

  • antivivisection — Opposition to the use of living animals for experimentation. See vivisection. * * * an·ti·vivi·sec·tion .ant i .viv ə sek shən, .an .tī , viv ə . n, often attrib opposition to animal experimentation and esp. vivisection <the antivivisection… …   Medical dictionary

  • antivivisection — adjective opposed to vivisection …   Wiktionary

  • antivivisection — adjective opposed to the use of live animals for scientific research. Derivatives antivivisectionism noun antivivisectionist noun & adjective …   English new terms dictionary

  • antivivisection —  adj. Hostile à la vivisection …   Le dictionnaire des mots absents des autres dictionnaires

  • National Anti-Vivisection Alliance — Founded June 2010 Location London, England Key people Luke Steele (Chairman) Focus Animal testing, vivisection Method Education, political lobbying, investigation and petitioning Motto …   Wikipedia

  • Animal testing — A white Wistar lab rat Description Around 50–100 million vertebrate animals are used in experiments annually. Subjects Animal testing, scien …   Wikipedia

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