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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.
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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)
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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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John Brown, now 62, said: "About 11 years ago I was contacted via Friends Reunited by former Deighton Secondary Modern gym master David Clayton who was living in Canada at the time and we ended up talking about the days when Deighton did so well on the football pitch.
Also available as an ebook, To Raise Up a Nation: John Brown, Frederick Douglass, and the Making of a Free Country examines the American Civil War with particular emphasis on the role that African-Americans played in changing public sentiment against slavery.
The tribunal; responses to John Brown and the Harpers Ferry Raid.
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FUNDRAISING phenomenon John Brown is the toast of the Tory Party - after picking up a lifetime award from the Prime Minister in front of business leaders and party allies.
Former player John Brown led the demonstration outside Ibrox and called on the fans to "stick together".
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Of those who have undergone multiple literary resurrections, perhaps no public figure has had quite the literary "shelf life," so to speak, over time as John Brown of Harpers Ferry fame--or infamy.