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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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Instead of men of letters," Gross writes, "there are academic experts, mass media pundits, cultural functionaries.
He was the last in a long line of engaged and very public intellectuals, a tradition that included, in the twentieth century alone, Zola, Malraux, Camus; if France is no longer turning out Voltaire-quality men of letters, then what is France?
The correspondence of Allen Tate and Cleanth Brooks, old friends and two of the most outstanding Southern men of letters of their generation, consists of some 250 letters covering a period of forty-three years, from 1933 until 1976.
As a novelist (``The Bridge of San Luis Rey''), playwright (``Our Town,'' ``The Skin of Our Teeth,'' ``The Matchmaker'') and screenwriter (``Shadow of a Doubt''), Wilder created a permanent niche as one of America's most esteemed men of letters.
I have come across men of letters who have written history without taking a part in public affairs, and politicians who have concerned themselves with producing events without thinking about them.
So many pages here contain sentences and passages worth quoting, by one of our most gifted and knowledgeable contemporary men of letters.
Sheikh Salman, also chairman of the National Council for Culture, Arts and Letters (NCCAL), underlined the momentousness of combining Arab efforts, especially by intellectual, men of letters and thinkers, to highlight the bright image of the Arab culture to reinforce constructive and development thinking.
The forum's first edition would be held in Abu Dhabi next May and is open for all Arab writers and men of letters.
ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan Post has issued a commemorative postage stamps to pay homage to contribution of men of letters, including renowned writers (late) Ashfaq Ahmed, Mumtaz Mufti and Qudrat Ullah Shahab.
Muscat, May 13 (ONA) Sheikh Mohammed bin Sa'ayid al-Kalbani, Minister of Social Development met with a number of officials of the Boards of Oman Film Society, Omani Journalists Association and Omani Writers and Men of Letters Association, during his visit to the new building, which was constructed at the Airport Highest as per the Royal orders.
draws on unpublished correspondence as well as published writing, especially Ralph Ellison's nonfiction and Kenneth's Burke's rhetorical theory, in this exploration of the 50-year friendship between two American men of letters and their ongoing dialogue on race.
A number of Saudi writers and men of letters believe the movement only started in the 1970s or the 1980s.