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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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"I'll not have no city girls stealing my menfolk," she said.
It is a matter of shame that a lady had to write these lines to make our menfolk realise what obnoxious behaviour some of them practice in public places.
Abi struggles to connect with the twins CORONATION STREET ITV WEATHERFIELD'S menfolk have a nasty habit of straying.
As the country went to polls earlier in the day, women from the area, who were never allowed to vote by their menfolk and sometimes the powerful political parties headed to polling stations to take part in the electoral exercise.
Our ex-surrenderees might return from such a trip determined to no longer mount rebellions, along with their menfolk, in this benighted nation of ours.
In 1965, The Trouble With Men featured women in the street saying what irritated them about menfolk.
You see, it'll take more than a flashy tiara, bullet-proof bracelets, a magical sword, an impenetrable shield and a loan of her trusty lasso of truth to get my three menfolk to accompany me to the cinema on a Saturday night.
It was bright relief in a dark time when the threat of relegation meant the menfolk in my household were trailing about with faces longer than the queue at the pie stand.
Since August 1914 the women living in towns and villages in the Occupied Areas had received no news of their menfolk who were serving in the French Army, and were now eagerly waiting for the French mail to arrive which would give them news of them.
Mostly because 93% of my conversations with friends revolve around exasperation over the domestic shortcomings of menfolk, from not knowing how the Hoover works to looking at the washing machine like it just landed from Saturn.
There's a big ham on the hostess trolley, tinsel everywhere, a cocktail party with spam and olive canapes and the menfolk are off to the football.
Well, because the sands of both countries are soaked with the relatively recent blood of brave British soldiers, who did not give their lives in a totally foreign land for the local menfolk to make their sacrifice meaningless.