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International Journal of Morphology

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Abstract

DUQUE PARRA, Jorge Eduardo; BARCO RIOS, John  and  MORALES PARRA, Genaro. In vivo Dissection (Vivisection): A Historical Viewpoint. Int. J. Morphol. [online]. 2014, vol.32, n.1, pp.101-105. ISSN 0717-9502.  http://dx.doi.org/10.4067/S0717-95022014000100017.

Vivisection is an exploratory process of being alive, that throughout the history of mankind has been performed invasively, in both humans and animals, in order to visualize the morphology and its correlation with organ function. This procedure has evolved with discovery and use of anesthetic agents and, functional subsequently functional imaging technology for noninvasive living being, with the aim of understanding more functional than structural aspects.

Keywords : Vivisection; Anatomy; History.

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