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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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Two ex-cops - John Zandt, ex-LAPD and Ward Hopkins, ex-CIA - have been united by the respective deaths of their daughter and parents at the hands of the shadowy Straw Men.
Both investigations are followed in tandem and the genuinely exciting action rarely lets up until the aims and objectives of the mysterious Straw Men are finally revealed in a rambling Internet message about 'hunter-gatherers' and the laws of evolution.
If the latter is the case, the point could be made more clearly without bringing up straw men at all.
This rush to read Barber is sad, because his book, while required reading to understand the critics of globalization, creates straw men.
When Bauer is not slinging mud at his favorite straw men, he is expressing astonishment at the vituperation hurled at people like Immanuel Velikovsky.
Rather than address these problems, Lindsey stooped to misstatements and the creation of straw men in responding to my initial article.
In it Aubert wrestles not with straw men (as he does in the title poem), but with the question of meaning.
preferring instead to attack straw men of his own creation.