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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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Browner and Turner - aware they must live with the axiom that "you're only as good as your last game" - appear to be the more vocal, more emotional secondary members.
I don't know if there's a group of corners in the league playing better than our group right now, starting with Revis and Browner,'' safety Devin McCourty said.
As head of the Florida Department of Environmental Regulation and a former Senate staff member, Browner brings both state and federal experience to the EPA job and seemingly some appreciation for the difficulties beth state and local governments are facing in financing and implementing unfunded federal environmental mandates.
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Today Judge Lamberth granted Landmark's request to depose Browner and other EPA officials with knowledge about the EPA's computer records.
Browner, whom the Patriots signed as a free agent in March, missed the first four games of 2014 while serving a suspension for violating the NFL's substance-abuse policy.
Browner, we were disappointed that the EPA is unwilling to consider this plan.
I'm ready to go,'' Browner announced after practice.
One reason is USC coach Pete Carroll didn't envision Browner as a cornerback.
The 6-foot-4, 221-pound Browner brings a physical element to a defense that was trampled Monday night and has to deal with wide receivers A.
Browner and Deputy Administrator Michael McCabe today called for EPA's Inspector General to fully investigate the case of Anita Nickens, an African-American employee who has charged that she was asked in 1993 by a supervisor to clean a toilet.
22, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pamela Browner White, an accomplished senior public affairs executive, has joined Esperanza, Inc.