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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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Tiger sharks are man-eating predators that can grow to 20ft but their populations are declining in the western Pacific, due to illegal fishing.
John has a twirl with the bride's man-eating mum (Seymour)
SOME FIN DIFFERENT: Michael hitches a ride on a man-eating monster; HE NOSE IT'S SAFE: The daredevil diver nudges a killer's mouth open; SURVIVOR: Chris; SURVIVOR: Mark; DARING: Michael
The adventures are mainstays of Western civilization: escaping the siren songs, the man-eating cyclops, Hades.
This was the real cause of man-eating, [and] humans are very easy prey," said Patterson.
The Izzy for best individual performance went to San Francisco Ballet's Lucia Lacarra for her role as the man-eating Amazonian in Jerome Robbins's The Cage.
Today, two thousand years later, Lurie is still at it, wandering the planet, tackle in hand, fishing for the fiercest game in the seven seas, from man-eating sharks to submarine-eating giant calamari.
And what a bizarre crew it is: from flamingos and killer kangaroos to Palorchestes, a bull-sized mammal whose long snout, giraffe-like tonque and massive claws may have inspired aborigine tales of a swamp-dwelling, man-eating monster.
The California recall election is too much of a circus, even for me, and I live in a world filled with Koopa Troopas and man-eating plants.
Almora, Oct 27 ( ANI ): Forest officials shot dead a man-eating leopard that had mauled several villagers in Almora's Lamgara block in Uttarakhand.
ROUND-the-world backpacker Matt Bowen shows off the 10-inch scar on his leg - from when he almost ended up as a man-eating bull shark's lunch in Australia.
But the man-eating model could have her work cut out.