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Ban·ting(băn′tĭng), Sir Frederick Grant 1891-1941.
Canadian physician. He shared a 1923 Nobel Prize for the purification of insulin and its application to the treatment of diabetes.
(Physiology) obsolete slimming by avoiding eating sugar, starch, and fat
[C19: named after William Banting (1797–1878), London undertaker who popularized this diet]
(Biography) Sir Frederick Grant. 1891–1941, Canadian physiologist: discovered the insulin treatment for diabetes with Best and Macleod (1922) and shared the Nobel prize for physiology or medicine with Macleod (1923)
Sir Frederick Grant, 1891–1941, Canadian physician: one of the discoverers of insulin.
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|Noun||1.||Banting - Canadian physiologist who discovered insulin with C. H. Best and who used it to treat diabetes(1891-1941)|
|2.||banting - wild ox of the Malay Archipelago |
Bos, genus Bos - wild and domestic cattle; in some classifications placed in the subfamily Bovinae or tribe Bovini