A dissection carried out on a living animal for research or experimental reasons. Numerous scientists and researchers are against this practice, questioning its scientific validity and need, and many others criticize it as inhumane andunethical animal use and care

VIVISECTION: "People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) group, opposes vivisection of animals for the purpose of scientific research. "
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