Definition of Banting, Sir Frederick Grant in English:

Banting, Sir Frederick Grant

proper noun

  • (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).

Pronunciation

Banting, Sir Frederick Grant

/ˈbantɪŋ/