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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 added that the Director Generals of Geological Survey of India after retirement formed a committee and they had come to a conclusion that Ram Setu is a man-made thing because corals cannot be found in the middle of the ocean.
Overall insured losses from natural catastrophes and man-made disasters were 0.
On average, only 14% of man-made disasters accounted for insured losses during 2009-2014.
Cristopher Boncales, 40, a tour guide of 22 years, told Inquirer that the man-made forest is one of the seven major tourist spots in Bohol.
He said it's likely that other redeveloped properties elsewhere in downtown also have encountered deposits of man-made fill.
Meanwhile, Roger Williams, deputy leader of the Welsh Liberal Democrats, said: "It's staggering to hear that Ukip deny the existence of man-made climate change.
A callous polity, lack of political will and years of poor governance has brought a major man-made disaster which is set to turn worse in coming months.
The Industrial market report offers a comprehensive guide to the size and shape of the Man-made Fibres market at a national level.
But, the uncertainty and risk in agriculture today, in many cases, are man-made.
This book forthrightly exposes the lack of scientific evidence for what Goreham calls the ideology of "Climatism"--the hypothesis of dangerous man-made climate change--with which Climatists try to justify all of their urgently promoted, but demonstrably misguided, policy initiatives.
With nine production sites in Germany, USA, Brazil, India, China, and Switzerland, Trutzschler is a market leader in the product areas of spinning, nonwovens, man-made fibers and card clothing.
Pure" or the "Company") (TSX: PUR) announced today that it is resuming normal activities in Libya following receipt of a CAD$16 million payment from the Man-Made River Authority.