vivisective

vivisective

(ˌvɪvɪˈsɛktɪv)
adj
(Zoology) another word for vivisectional
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The modern spirit is vivisective. Vivisection is the most modern process one can conceive.
(18.) The modern spirit is vivisective. Vivisection is the most
He supports his negative critique by drawing detailed attention to several cases in point such as the pseudo-scientific nature of most cancer research, birth defects due to thalidomide and the vivisective approach to surgical training.