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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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It is certainly the case that an almost infinite variety of views might be associated in the past with either men of letters or intellectuals.
They constantly refer to British criticism, and Tate hails Ford Madox Ford as "one of the great men of letters in the world" (
Meanwhile, Dean and Sam's mother Mary (Samantha Smith) is still in bed, literally, with the Men of Letters.
Scottish men of letters and the new public sphere, 1802-1834.
Perhaps somewhat unexpectedly, Liverpool has in fact proved to be the native heath of a number of Men of Letters.
Having cultivated their talents in the rich soil of the Western literary tradition, the men of letters were seen as the custodians of our high culture in an age anxious about growing deculturation.
Huppert focuses upon a number of humanistically educated men of letters in sixteenth-century France, men who were especially attracted to, and influenced by Stoic, Epicurean, and Skeptical thought.
Their correspondence, collected and commented upon by Sirje Olesk, offers background information on Estonian intellectual life in emigration, critical opinions on a vast array of authors and works of Estonian and world literature, often highly original and always knowledgeable, and insights into the mindset, esthetics, and personalities of both men of letters.
I said I thought it would be very nice for literature if he lived forever,'' Gore Vidal, one of America's leading men of letters, said in a telephone interview from his home in Italy.
He was a gregarious, nosy man, and a natural journalist: "I collected the verdicts of old men and the thought of children, the judgments of men of letters, the opinions of sophisticates, and the views of the people; and if it sometimes happens that I wound artists,very often i s with weapons they themselves have sharpened for me, I've questioned them and come to understand fine draughtsmanship and truth to nature, I've grasped the magic of light and shadow, become familiar with color, and developed a feeling for flesh.
Frazer's interpretation had a wide influence among men of letters.
Abecedarian hymns, designed to aid the memorizing of the alphabet, may be counted acrostics, and perhaps for this reason men of letters have held the form in low esteem, as being little more than a childish riddle.