- a person who opposes vivisection.
- Also an·ti·viv·i·sec·tion. of, relating to, or characteristic of antivivisectionists or their policies.
Origin of antivivisectionist
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On the seacoast they also have learned to catch turtles and subdivide them, regardless of antivivisection laws.
- opposed to the act or practice or performing experiments on living animals, involving cutting into or dissecting the body
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