Definition of

Vivisect

  1. (verb, contact) cut (a body) open while still alive

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Alternate forms of Vivisect

Derivations: vivisection

Hypernyms: dissect

Origin of the word Vivisect

  1. 1859, back formation from vivisection. more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

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