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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.
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.
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.
We had Jags there watching and I was pleased for Browny and Tongey, who had to do another role.
Jon is going to be a massive miss, but Nathan Fisher scored a lot of goals at good levels and, with Browny, Yemi and Liam Hatch, they are four players who'll cause a lot of problems.
20, nap) Solid placed efforts, behind Browny Boy at Limerick last month and previously when second to admittedly easy winner Brogella at Clonmel, and makes plenty of appeal here.
This browny red shade gives a subtle colour and comes with a seal-and-shine top coat.
At this time of year, they are browny grey above and light orange below, with black wings.
Obviously we have only got the three strikers - Victor, Saido and Browny.
But I wanted to come to a top-four club, and that's what Browny (former coach Nathan Brown) had turned them into.