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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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Ventral surface: Pale brown, ostiolar peritreme creamy white, abdominal venter bearing short, recumbent, pale, simple setae, these setae longer and more numerous on lateral margins of genital cavity.
4 + 5] and M with 2 brown spots narrowly connected by pale brown shadow at apex of [r.
The conidiophores of Alternaria alternata on grafted cactus were solitary or in small fascicles, commonly branched, pale brown, up to 60 [micro]m long, 3-4.
5V; (15) third toe bearing conspicuous folding flaps; (16) discs on toes slightly larger than those on Angers; (17) dorsolateral stripe absent; (18) pale, oblique inguinal stripe present; (19) ventrolateral stripe absent; (20) collar absent; (21) throat with pale brown irregular markings; (22) venter whitish, immaculate; (23) teeth of moderate size, robust, slightly curved backwards; (24) lingual process absent; (25) pad absent on distal portion of forearms in males; (26) testes cream.
Carapace pale brown with longitudinal lighter stripe from eyes to posterior margin of carapace; chelicerae, labium, endites, sternum, and legs pale brown; posterior median and lateral eyes on black tubercles; legs with dorsal, transverse dark spots.
Generally, the panelists described the products smoked with CC as reddish-brown and those smoked with C, SBR and GP as pale brown (Table 2).
There was plenty of buzzer activity at the fishery although the trout were at times distracted by large, pale brown sedges being blown on to the surface.
One Friday in late July, the Wildlife Trust's postbag included two ventilated containers of tiny pale brown weevils.
Female mandible with about 20 small teeth; respiratory horn of pupa slender, with 12-15 spiracles; larval head unicolorous pale brown F.
Despite the editor's claim of providing eleven original essays, John Howard's contribution, "'Story Telling Wonder-Questing, Mortal Me': Some Thoughts on the Transformations of 'The Pale Brown Thing' into Our Lady of Darkness," seems to be a slight revision of his 1996 work entitled "The Addition of Secondary Narratives: A Look at the Textual Differences Between Fritz Leiber's 'The Pale Brown Thing' and Our Lady of Darkness" which can be found on the author's Web page (http://waldeneast.
Fertile culms 10-16 cm tall, smooth, with glabrous, pale brown sheaths.
After stopping for lunch, we headed to the Yves Saint Laurent counter in Fenwick, in Newcastle, where they gave Margaret a full makeover using their fresh spring colour palettes in pale brown and ecru.