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animal use alternatives

Definition:
Alternatives to the use of animals in research, testing, and education. The alternatives may include reduction in the number of animals used, replacement of animals with a non-animal model or with animals of a species lower phylogenetically, or refinement of methods to minimize pain and distress of animals used.
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https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt-awic
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https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt
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Entry Terms:
  • three Rs (animal use alternatives)
  • alternatives to animal experimentation
  • three R's (animal use alternatives)
  • replacement, refinement, and reduction of animals in research
  • alternatives to animal use
  • animal testing alternatives
  • alternatives to animal testing
URI:
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/7182
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