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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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Gena narrowed, approximately one-twelfth of eye height; palpus brownish and apically with short and long sparse black setae (Fig.
Thorax brownish yellow with gray pollen except mesopleuron and pteropleuron darker.
To "recreate" the quagga, Rau chose zebras with limited striping in the hind quarters and an overall brownish color, typical of quaggas.
The team selected normal plains zebras with quagga characteristics, a brownish tinge to the coat and reduced striping on the rump and legs, and began a breeding programme.
Scutum slightly greyish and brownish dusted with 3 black stripes.
There, barely discernible figures trudge toward a mountain; above, a small brownish slice of sky remains untouched by the ecstatically colorful rays of the sun.
It results when chemical reactions transform some of the iron in the bluish crocidolite into brownish iron oxide.
She has brownish eyes and brownish hair but no specific features that could help identify the mother or father.
unpublished), but can be distinguished from the latter by the following characters: forewing ground color brownish grey, costa dark brown with yellow-brown patterns, forewing with a median pale blue kidney-shaped translucent spot, dorsum brownish-grey with medial yellow-brown patterns; hind wing ground color brownish grey, dorsum with yellowish white stripes and spots; abdomen conical, brownish-grey, terminal fan-shaped scale-tufts; uncus not forked, thin and pointed apically, valvae fused basally, bifid postmedially, costa long sickle-shaped, bending inwardly to base of uncus.