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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.

banting

(ˈbæntɪŋ) ,

bantingism

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banteng

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(Physiology) obsolete slimming by avoiding eating sugar, starch, and fat
[C19: named after William Banting (1797–1878), London undertaker who popularized this diet]

Banting

(ˈbæntɪŋ)
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(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)

Ban•ting

(ˈbæn tɪŋ)

n.
Sir Frederick Grant, 1891–1941, Canadian physician: one of the discoverers of insulin.
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