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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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What players have got to remember is that when self-doubt creeps into their game this separates the men from the boys.
When I was a kid it was `Lucky Strike separates the men from the boys,'" the great anti-smoking ad writer Tony Schwartz told me.
So, what separates the men from the boys as far as trigger factor cognizance is concerned?
Raising capital in the '90s separates the men from the boys, I tell you.
It's that kind of tough talk that you expect from a Prime Minister, the kind of talk that separates the men from the boys, though not in church.
And while it is also fitted to some of Porsche's high-performance sports cars, it is on the Cayenne SUV range where it really proves its worth and truly separates the men from the boys.