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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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Their work does not invite the disapproval much less the ire of menfolk in the family.
Cultural norms mean that few among the town's mostly illiterate menfolk have opted to help their women in the fields.
But that sentiment has long been banished to history as women have been every bit as important to Britain's survival as their menfolk.
Not only is Rach a slinky pop princess type that all menfolk lust over, she also looks Funky Dory in the teeniest of tiny bikinis.
Joanna is fired, her nebbishy husband, Walter (Matthew Broderick, also smart casting), quits his job and moves the family to the 'burbs of Connecticut, where the women shop and go to the day spa and the menfolk have their secret club on the hill.
A lot of social problems have cropped up among rural families whose menfolk are working in the Middle East.
This volume in the Library of Medieval Women series provides English translations of a selection of the personal letters written by the sisters, in Czech and German, to their menfolk, preserved in a letter collection in the State Archive at Trebon, and of particular interest for the light they shed on the lives of women at the very top of the social scale in late-medieval Bohemia.
The protesters had demanded that electricity be supplied to their homes and jobs given to their menfolk.
For the sake of mothers, wives, sisters and daughters around the world,who have lost their menfolk to the seductive grip of this benign-looking box of tricks, it's time to take a stand.
Their menfolk, tens of thousands of them, the reports say, have been murdered so as to cut off all chance of returning.
But the insistence that women who traded sex for other types of favors were really victims put off a generation of younger post-feminists who couldn't reconcile the sex-as-rape paradigm with their own lusty manipulation of befuddled menfolk.
They experience increased workloads as their menfolk leave villages for logging and mining camps, and they suffer increased rates of domestic violence and sexually transmitted diseases when their menfolk return.