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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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Downton Abbey (ITV1, tonight, 9pm) [bar] During the First World War, women started to come into their own, in some instances taking charge on the home front while many of their menfolk faced the horrors of the trenches in Europe.
They swapped tales of DIY disaster while we menfolk sat silently like two stooges.
As the First World War rages, the brave menfolk are fighting the good fight on foreign soil.
uk/rememberwhen TIME TO CELEBRATE They are the unsung heroines of World War II, the girls of the Land Army who left home and went to work on the farms while the menfolk were away defending the country.
While she does not deny that women--of necessity--filled the gap left by their menfolk in society and the economy she resists portraying that development in simplistic progressive terms.
Summary: In what was once one of Iraq's deadliest areas, women who survived sectarian carnage and insurgency now fight a new battle to feed families whose menfolk have been killed, jailed or left
But actually the atmosphere is grim and it is very difficult for the refugees who lost all their menfolk to move back there - it's a rather unwelcoming atmosphere.
We've all heard the theory that women prefer softer, more "feminine" wines than the blockbusters favored by menfolk, but is that really the case?
She advised that, to avoid strain and injury, women carry fewer items in their purses, presumably loading up their pockets, like MacGyver, as the menfolk do.
At times the author's sexism is revealed by offering lush rather moving descriptions of the women, down to the thickness of their calves, while offering little attention to the menfolk.
Sometimes the menfolk of the one-doctor town avoided them, and sometimes they came running, if that was humanly possible, after a farm accident or gunfight.