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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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Barghouti is a man of the world, taking up the burdens of his country in the writing of this volume.
There's Gayle (Louise Lombard), a female journalist who routinely sleeps with her sources - Ben, a man of the world in every other respect, is nonetheless in love with her, wounded beyond words by her repeated indiscretions - and a TV stooge (Jeffrey Nordling) who packs his trousers with extra padding, not to protect him from errant weapons fire but to impress the ladies, as well as a character who openly describes himself as a spy (Noam Jenkins).
Like Dave Hickey, to whom he gives mixed reviews, Pen seems to fancy himself an enlightened man of the world (or at least a man about town) dodging crowds of stuffy academics.