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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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Printworks (Jay Roberts, Kyle Brown, John Ginley) beat The Arkles (John Finnegan) 3-1 and in the final match The Famous Grapes (Gary Moore, Matt Howard, Matt Ingleby) beat Silcocks (Phil Riley) 3-2.
The Manc rockers - Ian Brown, John Squire, Reni and Mani - will be joined by Primal Scream, Jake and Dundee's The View.
MEET THE TEAM: The partners of Tilly Bailey & Irvine Solicitors in cartoon form, back L-R John Hall, Martin Levinson, John Ellwood, Martin Brown, John Walters and Mark Ellis.
thought the original line-up - ian Brown, John Squire, Gary "Mani" Mounfield and Alan "Reni" Wren - are all involved.
Their performance of The Darkest Hour by Harold Moore will include soloists Colleen Brown, John Schofield, Gareth Beaumont, organist is George Marsden, conductor Suzanne Smelt.
Lucie Ray and Alan Dick Chris Malone, Phil Shaw and Dean Day Hilary and Paul Brattle with Eddie and Lorraine Simms Caribbean Regals Steel Band provided the music for tennis players and guests Colin Grafto, Chrissie Grafton and Mark Barrett Brenda Green, Pam Brown, John Green, Eilseen Innes and Anne Tucker
In The Frame: John Osborne, Doug Fraser, Graham Williams, Tony Brown, John Talbut, John Kaye (Dennis Clarke), Graham Lovett, Ian Collard, Jeff Astle, Bobby Hope, Clive Clark.
Scottish & Newcastle, home to Newcastle Brown, John Smith's and Kronenbourg, extended its influence in the country earlier this year with a pounds 35m investment in China's sixth largest brewer ( Chongqing Brewery Company.
The John Hancocks include those of Clarence ``Gatemouth'' Brown, John Hiatt, Dr.
Smith tolkd me: "John Brown, John McGregor, Davie Dodds and Archie Knox will each cover a group and I'll be doing my floater.
There were two goals apiece for Shildon's Ross Brown, John Barker and Thomas Delve, with Scott Oldfield and Dean Maddison also finding the net.
Manchester promoter SJM is said to be behind the comeback and it is thought the original line-up - ian Brown, John Squire, Gary "Mani" Mounfield and Alan "Reni" Wren - are all involved.