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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.

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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Heat the beef dripping and brown off the beef in small batches.
The left-hander found allies in stand-in captain Jimmy Adams - who struck 39 before being well caught at cover by Dougie Brown off Graeme Welch - and Riccardo Powell, a last-minute inclusion in the 15-man party when Carl Hooper announced his retirement.
Miss Catherine Spedding, prosecuting, said a security officer had ordered Brown off the racecourse when he caught her fighting with a man while she was having a break from her job as a bar supervisor.
He reached 50 from only 48 balls and was badly dropped at the wicket by Keith Brown off Phil Tufnell with 21 still needed to save the follow-on.
The inaugural parade rolls down Pennsylvania Avenue on Tuesday; Brown off to the US