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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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Some of those who disagree with Jack's action are straw men, but one voice of reason and goodness belongs to Audrey, who loves Jack and whose own personality and situation are compelling.
THE Straw Men was an acclaimed best-seller of 2002 -a brilliant suspense novel about a serial killer.
His last novel, The Straw Men, has put him right up there with Thomas Harris and Stephen King.
It helps here that Lamin Sanneh does not set up straw men.
Dutton as a wise old trainer, Tim Daly as a TV sports reporter) and an opposing team of glass-jawed straw men (Joe Cortese as her chauvinist pig boss, Tony Shalhoub as a mobbed-up rival promoter).
Wilkins has inadvertently struck upon a deeper problem than straw men and psychobabble.
Across the country, straw men are springing up in roadside fields and alongside railway lines.
Straw men are fun for solipsisms and sartorial men are fun in fiction.
If many of these interpretations are familiar, it is at least in part because Jones's work over more than a decade has helped make them so; at times, though, one has the sense that the author, in his repeated attacks on myths, old paradigms, and misguided predecessors (generally unnamed) is battering at straw men.