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Lester, U.S. otologist. See: Brown sign.


Harold W., 20th-century U.S. ophthalmologist. See: Brown syndrome.


James, U.S. plastic surgeon, 1899-1971. See: Brown-Adson forceps.


James H., 20th-century U.S. microbiologist. See: Brown-Brenn stain.


Robert, English botanist, 1773-1858. See: brownian motion, brownian movement, brownian-Zsigmondy movement.
A number of individuals with the surname Brown have become the namesake for various conditions, including

(1) C.H. Brown (Brown-Vialetto-van Laere syndrome, also known as pontobulbar palsy with deafness);

(2) C.L. Brown (Brown-Symmers disease, also known as acute infantile encephalopathy);

(3) G.E. Brown (Horton-Magath-Brown syndrome, also known as Horton syndrome);

(4) J.W. Brown (Brown syndrome, also known as neural crest syndrome); and

(5) S.I. Brown (Brown syndrome, a term of recent vintage for corneal oedema following cataract extraction)


1. a composite color, therefore variable from creamy to dark brown which is almost black, made from black, red and yellow.
2. a coat color; in horses a brown coat with a tan muzzle; a few hairs of another color may be scattered through the coat creating a brown roan (white admixture), brown chestnut (admixture of chestnut), etc. A brown-ticked gray is a gray horse with wheat grain sized patches of brown hairs scattered through the coat; in cattle a rich creamy brown as in Brown Swiss and many other indigenous breeds.

Patient discussion about Brown

Q. Is there any difference between brown eggs and white eggs? My fitness instructor suggested me to have brown eggs instead of white eggs so is there any difference between brown eggs and white eggs?

A. I have to agree with you. Never heard of any difference between the two and it doesnt sound reasonable that one is better to your health than the other...

Q. hey how about having brown rice in place of white or boiled rice…….?

A. Brown rice is a good carb, plus I personally think it tastes delicious.

Q. what is more healthy, brown sugar or fruit sugar?

A. fruit sugar

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In frontal view, frons with dark brown central stripe between 2 yellowish brown bands going from basis of each antennal scape to the darker frontoclypeal suture, and small dark brown spot in this stripe, below the scapes (Fig.
e nal suspect had short, dark brown hair, and was wearing a grey jacket.
It is an average-sized variety of reddish dark brown in colour, moist and sticky.
Q My cat gets dark brown discharge from his eyes, and it's getting a bit worse in one eye which he has started to keep closed most of the time.
Pronotum: dark brown only on callar area and part contiguous with posterior margin of pronotum pale brown.
She was described as wearing a lot of make-up, had dark brown hair with extensions and spoke with a local accent.
The offender was a white man in his mid-20s, of stocky build, 5ft 7in tall, with dark brown short hair and stubble on his face.
The tall suspect is described as white, aged 25 to 30, slim with short, dark brown hair.
It is said to be more IR reflective than other dark brown pigments.
One man who wore a dark brown hoodie, blue jeans and running shoes was described as between five feet eight inches and five feet ten inches tall, with dark brown hair in a brush cut, missing some front teeth.
She is white, 5ft 2in tall, slim build, with long dark brown hair and brown eyes.