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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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Ross Brown, John Steel and Mark Tobin scored for Medicals.
CHAMPS: From left are Peter Connelly, Dave Risborough, Robert Taylor, Tony Brown, John Mitchell and Lenny Duffield
And on Thursday night Phoenix Park will become a swirling mass of anticipation as fans from back in the day and the inevitable new breed gather to see Ian Brown, John Squire, Mani and Reni back on the stage as - hopefully - one unit.
Clare Sillery, Tyndallwoods; Stuart Lindsay, Co-operative Bank Mike Durkin, Santander Corporate Banking; John Shackleton, Hallfield School Bill Devitt, Elliot Harris, both Charity Partners, Chantrey Vellacott DFK; Hanna Sebright, Midlands Air Ambulance; Nick Simkins, Charity Partner, Chantrey Vellacott DFK Peter Adams, Judy Dyke, Tyndallwoods; Craig Edmondson, KIDS; John Desmond, Lillie Johnson Charitable Trust Francis Brown, John Freeman, both Leicester Cathedral; Jon Higginbottom, Chantrey Vellacott DFK Dominic Christie Brown, Hallfield School; Bill Devitt, Chantrey Vellacott DFK; Peter Wall, Hallfield School
Rink scores against Berkshire were Royston Andrews, Jack Hands, Mike Westell and Mike Soloman (16-18), Alex Bray, Ted Poole, Paul Brown and Gareth Willcock (26-12), Alex Reaney, Pete Brown, John Brown, Dave Longdon (14-27), Derek Wattison, Brian Hunt.
Wales coach Warren Gatland, both publicly and privately this week, has urged his back-row forwards to step up their performance after Scotland's co-called 'Killer Bs' of Kelly Brown, John Barclay and Johnnie Beattie swarmed all over them in Cardiff 11 days ago.
Warriors forwards Brown, John Barclay and Johnnie Beattie will start together for the first time for Scotland in Sunday's RBS 6 Nations opener against France at Murrayfield.
Mikevicz of Auburn; 3 grandchildren, Andrea Tuukanen, Amy Camilli and her husband Kenneth and Robert Lambert; 4 step-grandchildren, Heather Brown, John, Karen and Timothy Prescott; 2 step great-grandchildren, Victoria and Kaitlin Prescott; nephews and nieces.
Dennis Amiss (pictured), David Brown, John Jameson, Alan Smith, Mike Smith, Bob Willis, Lance Gibbs, Rohan Kanhai,
Gordon Brown, John Reid, Des Browne, Alastair Darling and Douglas Alexander are a credit to Scotland.
53 on Betfair when it emerged that they would be fielding a stronger-than-expected team, including Wes Brown, John O'Shea, Kleberson and Alan Smith.
COWDENBEATH thrashed STENHOUSEMUIR 3-0 at Ochilview with goals by Graeme Brown, John Dixon and Keith Wright.