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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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The opening six-hole stretch is the one that really separates the men from the boys - just ask Zhang - but Woods sank curling birdie putts of nine and 30 feet at the fourth and fifth.
This tournament separates the men from the boys and I think on Sunday night THE man will come out on top.
Twenty20 is the future of coloured-clothing cricket but the white clothes is something that separates the men from the boys," he said.
Being able to read and compensate for the wind separates the men from the boys.
It started off in good-natured fashion, with the crowd following the ball up and down Long Street, but then it got serious' the men took over - and this is a game that separates the men from the boys.
Outside the tests continue - like running out a 50lb, 25-metre hose and rolling it up again six times in eight minutes - but it's the 45ft ladder which separates the men from the boys.
Today sees the 16th London Marathon, an event which really separates the men from the boys.
None of the men he interviewed seemed to have a particularly welldeveloped idea of just what it is that separates the men from the boys.