Vivisection facts for kids

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Mice are the most numerous mammal species used for live animal research. Such research is sometimes described as vivisection.
Activist against vivisection
Activist against vivisection

Vivisection (from Latin vivus ("alive") + sectio ("cutting")) is a doing a surgery as an experiment on a living organism, usually animals. It is sometimes used to mean animal testing itself (see animal testing). The word is often used by people or organizations who dislike animal experimentation


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