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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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My younger daughter, who had a man-eater plant of her own, adopted Mother's plant to keep hers company.
To those who have doubts, I would suggest reading Man-Eaters on Page 54.
Cattrall has recently hung up the stiletto heels of man-eater Samantha Jones in the phenomenally successful Sex and the City.
Though Ravi Ralph, chief wildlife warden for the state of Karnataka, southern India, said: "It's a myth that a leopard can turn into a man-eater.
We thought that the man-eater has not been killed completely and we should start the campaign again.
FROM man-eater to dog catcher Stephanie Beacham popped up in Corrie as Ken Barlow's latest paramour.
SEX AND THE CITY man-eater Kim Cattrall is finally set to meet her match - in the shape of Homer Simpson.
Rula was a bit of a man-eater and proves she has still got it.
But it looks like the Street's resident man-eater will finally go too far tonight as her behaviour leads the sensitive cafe boss to try to end it all with a bottle of pills.
Dim Shelley has no idea about Peter's naughty behaviour and I find it pretty astounding that mouthy man-eater Tracy hasn't had the decency to tell Shelley Peter's only just got wed to another woman.
SEX And The City man-eater Kim Cattrall is being lined up to play a lesbian lover in a New York production of Boston Marriage.