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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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Sosikian, a young guy with an older man's presence, came up with the name as a deliberately ambiguous moniker for all things manly.
And so a man's got to do what a man's got to do: write a book about being manly.
People who believe in "liberal democracy" are to blame for everything because they don't trust manly men to stand still when the law comes round.
soldiers were giving out Beanie Babies to Iraqi children while on patrol," Manly explained.
The skater] exerts a big force on the ground," says Steven Manly, a physicist at the University of Rochester in New York.
While Manly gets a crush on a handsome motorcycle cop (Alex Fong, one of the many cameos), Chris finds himself unsettlingly idolized by two school girls, Nicole (Ng Yan) and Diet (Chloe Chiu), whom he rescued from a flasher on a public bus.
To further complicate the issue, some members of Manly Life Saving Club claim that it began in 1903--a surprising claim considering that this club was established in 1911.
It was being a progressive that made him so eager to be manly.
The gathering in Cromer, in May, was hosted by the local Catholic and Muslim communities, and chaired by the Mayor of Manly, Peter Macdonald, who welcomed the occasion to 'build bridges not walls'.
Micheaux uses contemporaneous notions of gender as a way of naturalizing positive and negative character qualities as manly or unmanly, womanly or unwomanly.
Fifth is the cultivation among the cityrepublic's citizens of manly civic virtue, which includes prudence, courage, and temperance and on which the welfare and the glory of the city-republic depend.
39-year-old John Manly--educated at Catholic institutions--has "close to 30" sexual abuse cases against the church in California on his personal docket at the law firm of Manly & McGuire.