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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.

Patient discussion about man

Q. I am a man with breast cancer. Hello friends, you might have heard about breast cancer in women but here I am a man with breast cancer. Is Herceptin licensed to treat me?

A. Hi, what were your symptoms and when did you discover you had breast cancer?

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

A. A regular healthy diet should be comprised of a 40-50% carbohydrate (bread, rice, etc.), 30-40% protein (dairy, meat, chicken, fish) and 20% fat. Other important ingredients are fruit and vegetables, that contain large amounts of fibers and vitamins.

Q. Is there a difference between a man's diet and a woman's diet? let say for the point of it the weight the same and they are in the same age .

A. no one should have the same exact diet, you need to find what works for you and helps you achieve your goals.

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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He nurtures it but it turns out to be a man-eating plant.
He is currently filming in Venice with man-eating Hollywood beauty Angelina Jolie - and a steamy love scene has reportedly not gone down well with his long-term girlfriend, French singer Vanessa Paradis.
On ITV was a creature capable of eating everything in its path and on BBC was a man-eating plant.
This unusual comedy-horror manages to be both funny and scary, while, towards the end, things actually get quite moving - which is a lot more than you might expect from a movie about a giant man-eating newt.
In ``Anaconda,'' the man-eating snake movie that opens today, director Luis Llosa pilots a film that feels like a Jungle Cruise ride into the pit of hell.
The soap's latest man-eating temptress is played by Holly Newman.
Set 100 years ago in a railroad work camp in Tsavo, East Africa (now Kenya), it tells the now-legendary tale of two man-eating lions who were so ferocious, aggressive and cunning that they managed to bring a British railroad-building operation to a standstill.
He added: "All our visitors assume our sharks are man-eating killers, but they are pussy cats compared to Tyson.
When the man-eating wolf came to this tranquil village toward dusk on an evening in mid-August, it was every child's worst nightmare come true.
But Malandra, 30, laughs about Kathy's man-eating ways.
Philip Yordan, the producer of ``Day of the Triffids,'' was previously the only credited writer on the 1962 sci-fi classic; the film starred Howard Keel as a scientist battling man-eating plants from outer space.
He dumped her for Tracy Shaw, Coronation Street's man-eating hairdresser Maxine.