Definición de vivisection en inglés:

vivisection

Saltos de línea: vivi|sec¦tion
Pronunciación: /vɪvɪˈsɛkʃ(ə)n
 
/

sustantivo

[mass noun]
  • 1The practice of performing operations on live animals for the purpose of experimentation or scientific research (used only by opponents of such work): the abolition of vivisection
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • One commenter has even suggested Aaron's lack of posting on animal vivisection in the past somehow means he is being hypocritical now.
    • The collection on ‘Protecting’ includes vivid protests against vivisection and cruelty to animals.
    • Still other revisions seek to update Animal Farm by cleverly linking it to topics such as animal rights and vivisection.
  • 1.1Ruthlessly sharp and detailed criticism or analysis: the vivisection of America’s seamy underbelly
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • Although Hirschberg is famous for turning celebrity profiles into celebrity vivisections, her portrait of Seinfeld was basically a Valentine.

Derivativos

vivisectionist

sustantivo & adjetivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Apparently pitched into a renegade research institute where vivisectionists are investigating what makes man tick, the audience are never sure whether they are visitors or subjects as they are herded about in darkness.
  • Our English vivisectionists study in the schools of the Continent, and in several cases have brought over foreigners to be their assistants at home.
  • Many writers have already discussed vivisection in great depth, but I hope I can give you another angle - that of a vivisectionist.

Origen

early 18th century: from Latin vivus 'living', on the pattern of dissection.

Más definiciones de vivisection 

Definición de vivisection en: 

Obtener más de Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día maelstrom
Pronunciación: ˈmeɪlstrəm
noun
a powerful whirlpool in the sea