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Introduction: Vivisection

Description of Vivisection

Vivisection: the act of operating on living animals (especially in scientific research).
Source: WordNet 2.1

Vivisection: The cutting of or surgical operation on a living animal, usually for physiological or pathological investigation. (from Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dict, 10th ed).
Source: MeSH 2007

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Source - MeSH 2007

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Source - MeSH 2007

Source - WordNet 2.1

Hierarchical classifications of Vivisection

The following list attempts to classify Vivisection into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • operation,surgery,surgical operation,surgical procedure,surgical process
  • medical procedure
  • procedure,process
  • activity
  • act,human action,human activity

Source: WordNet 2.1

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