They were animals, humanised animals,—triumphs of vivisection.
What do you hope for or expect as the result of agitation in regard to vivisection?
I confess that, until very recently, I shared the common impression regarding the utility of vivisection in therapeutics.
The question of vivisection is again pushing itself to the front.
Do these conclusions affect the practice of vivisection in this country?
As a means of teaching physiological facts, vivisection is unsurpassed.
But the greatest force of all on the side of vivisection is the mighty and indeed divine force of curiosity.
Exactly similar to this is one aspect of vivisection—it is a question of cost.
vivisection teaches something, no doubt, but it does not bring a knowledge of the natural animal.
There was not a feature but held a revelation as sure as vivisection.
vivisection viv·i·sec·tion (vĭv'ĭ-sěk'shən, vĭv'ĭ-sěk'-)
The act or practice of cutting into or otherwise injuring living animals, especially for the purpose of scientific research.
The cutting up or dissection of animals, including anesthetized live animals, in scientific research. Vivisection is also a general term for the use of animals as subjects in laboratory experiments, especially in the development of new medical techniques and drugs.
Note: Vivisection, as well as the general use of animals in medical research, is a target of protest by animal rights advocates.