[hyoo-man-iks or, often, yoo-] /hyuˈmæn ɪks or, often, yu-/
noun, (used with a singular verb)
the study of the nature or affairs of humankind.
noun 1. See under . Abbreviation: HIV. noun 1. the full name for HIV human immunodeficiency virus n. HIV. human immunodeficiency virus See HIV.
- Human insulin
human insulin n. A protein that has the normal structure of insulin produced by the human pancreas but that is prepared by recombinant DNA techniques and by semisynthetic processes.
noun 1. a quality of a story or report, as in a newspaper or on a newscast, that engages attention and sympathy by enabling one to identify readily with the people, problems, and situations described. noun 1. (in a newspaper story, news broadcasting, etc) reference to individuals and their emotions
- Human-interest story
[hyoo-muh n-in-ter-ist, -trist or, often, yoo-] /ˈhyu mənˈɪn tər ɪst, -trɪst or, often, ˈyu-/ noun 1. a story or report, as in a newspaper or on a newscast, designed to engage attention and sympathy by enabling one to identify readily with the people, problems, and situations described.