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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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Farloe Browny, backed from 3-1 to 9-4, was in total command when stumbling at the fourth hurdle, and Killahora Pride caught him.
The fox quickly burrows his way through the mudwalls--no huffing or puffing--and carries poor Browny "off with him to his den" The fox then eats through the cabbage walls and carries poor "trembling, shivering" Whitey away to join her brother.
And they cheekily chanted "Browny, Browny give us a song" - an allusion to a Beach Boys' ditty their former boss serenaded them with four years ago after he secured Premier League survival.
President is Edwin Thornley, assisted by Vice President, Petrine Moongela, Secretary, Ritta Khiba, Treasurer, Mr Hennie Fourie, and Publicity & Information member, Mr Browny Mutrifa.
Of all the people to be stood next to Browny when he scored, it had to be Diouf.
British writer Tom Fremantle and his mule Browny hit the US highway near Oxford, Alabama, USA.
That is the best thing for a young guy who is just starting out, having a guy like Browny around," said Gagne, 25, in his second major league season.
That edge that the really good players have, Browny has that and it doesn't matter if it's Ibrox or the Allianz Arena, he performs.
I don't think I am out of turn in saying this because I have said it to Browny on a number of occasions - some of the other things he has to do better.
If Saints win then it's well done Browny and if Warrington win it's well done Tony, but all I can do is look at preparing my side to get two points on Sunday.