1. [ noun ] (chemistry,biochemistry) English biochemist who determined the sequence of amino acids in insulin and who invented a technique to determine the genetic sequence of an organism (born in 1918)
Synonyms: frederick_sanger fred_sanger
Related terms: biochemist
2. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 11158
3. [ noun ] (medicine,work) United States nurse who campaigned for birth control and planned parenthood; she challenged Gregory Pincus to develop a birth control pill (1883-1966)
Synonyms: margaret_sanger margaret_higgins_sanger
Related terms: nurse
Similar spelling:   Saenger