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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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Legs long, pale yellow, femora without longitudinal dark brown ventral line, femora and tibiae with dorsodistal transverse band.
Male FW short, rounded, dark brown to medium brown towards internal border, covering metanotal gland area but not exceeding posterior margin of metanotum; apex pale yellow connected to single vertical vein that divide external part of FW as a lateral field (Figs.
Its colour is dark brown, small in size and roundish.
Brian replies: The dark brown discharge that is coming from your cat's eye, and causing him to close it, sounds like a sign of chronic mild conjunctivitis.
A West Midlands Police spokesman added: "He has dark brown eyes and a scar on the left side of his face by his cheek.
colombiensis by the transverse dark brown bands on metasomal terga I and II (entirely amber in the latter species), the dark facial coloration with golden and green highlights (brilliant metallic green in C.
The suspect is of African appearance, is light-skinned, in his early 20s, about 5ft 8in, of slim build, with a slim face and small black or dark brown eyes.
is distinguished from the remaining species of the genus by its color pattern: one longitudinal narrow brown stripe running along lateral line, light brown on the first 10-11 scales after opercular opening and dark brown along the posterior remaining scales of lateral line; 11-13 short transverse dark brown bars on dorsum meeting small dark brown blotches.
1/2 cup each granulated sugar and packed dark brown sugar 1 tbsp.
She has long dark brown hair, usually worn in a ponytail and dark brown eyes.