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Symbol for mannose; mannosyl.
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n. pl. men (mĕn)
1. An adult male human.
2. A human regardless of sex or age; a person.
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The official abbreviation for mannose.
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Vox populi A male human. See Hole-in-the-stomach man, Ice man, Marlboro Man, Reference man, Renaissance man, Visible Man.
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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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"If he is man-to-man, he has that responsibility, if he is in a zone then he has that responsibility, it is clear to me."
It will force the defenders to rotate to the nearest opponent to match up with and then guard in the man-to-man defensive scheme until the half-court defense is needed.
While managers and supporters know exactly who to blame under the man-to-man marking system, zonal marking creates a grey area.
All a coach would have to do to change his overall defense and switch to a 2-2-1 full-court press before ending up in a half-court man-to-man defense would be to call out "25".
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The corners play man-to-man and the F/S runs both alleys.)
Most coaches who teach man-to-man defense appreciate the intrinsic value of the Shell Drill.
IF I COULD CHOOSE the kind of defense I'd prefer to attack, I'd immediately pick the man-to-man. The reason is simple.
If the back motions out to the slot, as shown, X will react with tight man-to-man coverage.
This simple zone approach has the added benefit of forcing most opposing teams to abandon the zone in favor of a man-to-man defense, allowing your squad to dictate the ebb and flow of the game.