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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.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
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)
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

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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?

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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?

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2--Pronotum with a distinct anterior constriction or collar; apical portion of corium broadly dark brown Neokleidocerys goldmani (Distant)
Egg weight remained higher in black, light brown and dark brown phenotypes.
Kendall's hair, on the other hand, has always been dark brown or brown.
Male palp yellowish with dark brown tinges on tegulum; cymbium longer than wide, apically long with two spines - one on apical and one on basal segment; embolus long, coiled; conductor curved and tube like; tibial apophysis blunt, not curved; femur with two short apicodorsal and two long dorsal spines; patella with two mid dorsal spines, one long reaching 1/3 length of cymbium; tibia with two long dorsal spines.
Diagnosis.--Ocell-ocular distance about as long as diameter of lateral ocellus; occipital carina complete; head color dark brown except mandibles, clypeus, oral space, labial palps, maxillary palps, ventral 1/3 of occiput orangish yellow; metasoma only slightly laterally compressed from apical T3, color ofmetasomal terga dark brown except basal 2/5 of T1 honey yellow.
He had short dark brown hair in a 'short back and sides' style and was wearing a black jacket.
Medium sized body, general coloration of body, head, and legs dark brown, marbled.
Talia is described as being white, 5ft 7in, slim with very long, dark brown hair and very dark brown eyes.
e rst suspect is described short, with dark brown hair, and of a thin build.
Suspect 1: white male, aged mid 30s to 40 years old, 5ft 8ins tall, medium build, short dark brown hair, spoke with a northern accent.
The vehicle is based on the Ford Troller and features a snorkel, rugged plastic bumpers, an electric winch, a steel storage box, large off-road tyres fitted to an alloy rim finished in dark brown. Internally and externally the vehicle is finished in a two tone dark brown-light brown combination and upholstered in leather.
It's then rolled into dark brown sugar and eaten piping hot.