Banting system for weight loss through diet control, named for William Banting (1797-1878), English undertaker who invented it, tested it himself, and promoted it in his 1863 booklet "Letter on Corpulence, Addressed to the Public." Although the word is a surname, it was used like a verbal noun in -ing. ("She is banting").

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  • BANTING (F. G.) — BANTING FREDERICK GRANT (1891 1941) Médecin canadien à qui l’on doit la découverte du rôle de l’insuline dans le traitement du diabète, sir Frederick Banting, né au Canada, fit ses études à l’université de Toronto. On connaissait déjà l’existence …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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  • Banting — (sir Frederick Grant) (1891 1941) médecin canadien. Il découvrit l insuline, avec J. J. R. Macleod; tous deux reçurent le prix Nobel de médecine 1923 …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Banting —   [ bæntɪȖ], Sir (seit 1934) Frederick Grant, kanadischer Physiologe, * Alliston (Provinz Ontario) 14. 11. 1891, ✝ (Flugzeugabsturz) Musgrave Harbour (Provinz Newfoundland) 22. 2. 1941; war ab 1923 Professor in Toronto, entdeckte 1921 mit C. H.… …   Universal-Lexikon

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  • Banting — [ban′tiŋ] Sir Frederick Grant 1891 1941; Cdn. physiologist: co discoverer of insulin (1922) …   English World dictionary

  • Banting — Sir Frederick G., Canadian physician, 1891–1941, co winner of the 1923 Nobel Prize for isolating insulin from the pancreas. * * * ban·ting bant iŋ n, often cap a method of dieting for obesity by avoiding sweets and carbohydrates Banting William… …   Medical dictionary

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