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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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Its plot hinges on a double case of mistaken identity, on young masters and their manservants getting separated in a shipwreck and growing up apart, and this works as well today as it did in the 16th Century.
In 2008, a couple in Italy sought to name their son Friday after Robinson Crusoe's manservant.
He sets out to seize a Bank of England treasure ship only to storm The Beagle instead and capture a young Charles Dickens, and his primate manservant Mister Bobo.
That motto that has served me well during my ill-fated spells as lion-tamer, Foreign Secretary and Boy George's manservant, so I was pleased by Shahid Afridi's attitude in resigning as Pakistan captain after one Test match in charge.
Mike Beebe in a State Police vehicle as a "manservant." (To be fair, the comedy actually started in the original July 4 story, in which Jim Wood reminded the newspaper, and its readers, that while he is the state auditor, he isn't actually an accountant.)
But also count on Oprah Winfrey, Barbra Streisand (presumably with hubby James Brolinhe is such a rock), Kate Capshaw and Steven Speilberg, Harold Ickes, Terry McAuliffe (he is basically Bill Clinton's manservant at this point), former British Prime Minister John Major (what, no Blair?), Doris Kearns Goodwin, Ted Turner, and Denise Rich (ex-wife of Marc, the prominent Jewish philanthropist whom the bride's father notoriously pardoned in 2001).
Instead, she becomes part of a bizarre scientific research project conducted by the opium-addled, debt-ridden apothecary, with the help of his loathsome, treacherous manservant, Edgar.
Who was the Tracy family's manservant in the Gerry Anderson puppet show Thunderbirds?
In the non-chalant solo, "A Needle in a Haystack," Astaire sings and dances with the insouciant grace that was his instant trademark, flipping his dressing gown to his manservant and lightly ascending a chair.
Toibin shows him subtly attracted to a manservant, listening to gossip about Oscar Wilde's trial, spending a tension-filled night lying naked in bed next to future Supreme Court justice Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr., and yearning quietly for a gorgeous young sculptor.
Disguised as an invalid white man accompanied by his manservant, Ellen and her husband, William Craft, made their way from Georgia to Philadelphia.
No one is quite sure who Franz Grill was or where he came from; it is certain that he was not native to Hungary, though he pursued his musical career and made his modest reputation there, and it is certain that he died in 1792 while working as a butler and manservant in the city of Sopron, near Vienna.