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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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Relatives of the late Sapper John Brown from Dingle - including his sisters Pat and Kathleen, niece Donna and brother Billy - receive the Elizabeth Cross during a ceremony at Liverpool Town Hall conducted by Lord Mayor Malcolm Kennedy and military dignitaries
John Brown stood accused of indecent assault against two girls under the age of 13 and 16 at several locations in Northern Ireland and England during the 1970s.
When leading John Brown tours, rangers are always delighted to find visitors from northern and southern states in the same tour, Frye says.
John Brown, now 62, said: "About 11 years ago I was contacted via Friends Reunited by former Deighton Secondary Modern gym master David Clayton who was living in Canada at the time and we ended up talking about the days when Deighton did so well on the football pitch.
John Brown exploded on that October night into permanence in America's historical consciousness much like the meteor invoked in Meteor of War: The John Brown Story, edited by Zoe Trodd and John Stauffer.
A statement on the club's website last night said: "Clyde can confirm that John Brown has left his position as manager.
The Park Service combined efforts with the Journey Through Hallowed Ground Partnership and the Harpers Ferry Middle School to help students to create six vodcasts that provide a middle-school perspective on the John Brown Raid.
However, texts like "Resistance to Civil Government," "Slavery in Massachusetts," and his three essays on John Brown demand an acknowledgement of Thoreau's historical side.
John Brown, the fierce foe of slavery who launched a raid on the U.
Esmat Akbd, the General Consol of the Iraqi Embassy in the UAE, has visited the Masaood John Brown service center in Jebel Ali Free Zone to inspect repairs on equipment that the company is carrying out on behalf of the Iraqi Ministry of Electricity.
The last ferryman, John Brown, is believed to have stopped working in the 1960s.
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