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Symbol for mannose; mannosyl.


n. pl. men (mĕn)
1. An adult male human.
2. A human regardless of sex or age; a person.


The official abbreviation for mannose.


Vox populi A male human. See Hole-in-the-stomach man, Ice man, Marlboro Man, Reference man, Renaissance man, Visible Man.


masculine member (sole) of the genus Homo, i.e. Homo sapiens.

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Q. what are the basics products we as a humans, need to have in our diet?

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the base of the diet could be the same, for example burn calories then you consume. But other wise, find what works for you.

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Carrier-grade Metro Ethernet networks are emerging as key components in the delivery of next-generation Ethernet-based business and consumer services (such as triple-play).
This innovative business-to-business marketing initiative from Optimum Lightpath includes interviews with telecommunications industry luminaries such as Ethernet inventor Robert Metcalfe and Metro Ethernet Foundation (MEF) President, Nan Chen.
The new flexible Optical Ethernet Access solutions enable the OS9000 Metro Ethernet Switch to aggregate Optical Ethernet Demarcation devices using Gigabit or Fast Ethernet subscriber's connectivity per system.
These tests give MRV the opportunity to demonstrate that its products deliver the absolute standards compliance and interoperability needed for carrier-scale metro Ethernet networks," said Noam Lotan, president and CEO of MRV Communications.
Extreme's innovative approach to scaling Metro Ethernet networks leverages Layer 2 MPLS technology that has a higher performance at a dramatically lower price point," said Craig Easley, director of Metro Ethernet Networks marketing for Extreme Networks.
Revenue for CLE (customer located equipment), although smaller, grows proportionally to revenue for metro Ethernet PE (provider equipment) in most world regions.
These documents will promote the availability of common services by Metro Ethernet Service Providers and they will facilitate implementation and configuration of end-customer equipment that can access these services.
The tremendous volume of input on such a broad range of technical issues demonstrates the enthusiasm and determination of MEF member companies to collaborate and advance the specifications that are shaping the metro Ethernet marketplace," said Ron Young, MEF Chair of the Board.
In addition to its technical achievements, the MEF is recognised for its exceptional promotion of Carrier Ethernet, and the fact that we expect the metro Ethernet equipment market to expand a further $49 billion over the next 5 years is proof of its effectiveness as an industry driver.
Foundry's Metro Ethernet NetIron family is designed to eliminate bottlenecks with wire- speed IP routing for edge and distribution layers, allowing service providers to standardize on one product family.
This apart, there has been growth in the carrier segment where network infrastructure is being leased to telecommunication operators and the introduction of new technologies such as IP/MPLS, Metro Ethernet, and Gigabit Ethernet has allowed better service integration with a higher degree of efficiency and lower operational costs.
HSxPA, IP VPN) over next-generation metro Ethernet, MPLS, and IP-based infrastructures.

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