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Banting, Sir Frederick Grant

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Pronunciation: /ˈbantɪŋ
 
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Definition of Banting, Sir Frederick Grant in English:

( 1891–1941), Canadian physiologist and surgeon. With the assistance of C. H. Best, Banting discovered insulin in 1921-2, using it to treat the previously incurable and fatal disease diabetes. Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine (1923, shared with J. J. R. Macleod).

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