Vivisection, viv'i-sek'shan, n. [< L. vivus, alive, and sectio, sectionis, a cutting.]
The dissection of, or otherwise experimenting on, a living animal, esp. for the purpose of ascertaining or demonstrating some
fact in physiology or pathology. -Websters Dictionary
"...Moreover, the tests deceive the very consumers whom they are supposed to protect, by certifying as safe household products and cosmetics that cause nearly 200,000 (U.S.) hospital-recorded poisonous exposures annually."
Paula Kislak, D.V.M., Sherman Oaks, California, PCRM. - Declaration, 1988.
"At present, scientists do not look for alternatives simply because they do not care enough about the animals they are using."
Grace Slick, musician, singer with Jefferson Airplane