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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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The three samples that had a brownish tint also showed a broad absorption band centred at ~520-530 nm (Figure 8).
Labial palpus 1st segment dark brown, intermixed with pale brown scales; 2nd and 3rd segments brownish white, mottled with dark brown at middle; scale tuft on 2nd segment, white with dark brown tip.
Figure 1 A large brownish red smooth surfaced plaque involving the right side of the face, ear, and the submandibular area.
Among them, the highest average CIN (1.0) was observed at 300mg/L where 80% were non- embryonic, brownish in color (60%), loose in texture (60%) and 100% rhizogenesis occurred in this composition [Table 1, Figure G].
Mating scallops were divided into 2 types of shell colors: bright orange (O) and brownish purple (P).
COLORATION: Similar to males, differing as follows: Head: Brown, more fuscous along frontal sutures and undersurface, buccula pale brownish yellow; eyes dark brown, tinged with red along margins.
Thorax: Pronotum whitish; meso and metanota yellowish; terga with scattered brownish stains.
lA): lateral ocelli and medial ocellus situated on a black transverse irregular shaped band which extends to the base of the antennae and vertex; median ocellus in a subfrontal position; distance between lateral ocelli nearly two and halftimes the distance that separates them from the corresponding eyes; salient eyes, rounded, oblique, with joined sub-ocular marks; postclypeus dorsal portion short and arched; postclypeus face distinctly arched, ochre, with nine dark transverse ridges on both sides of the medial furrow; black anteclypeus; rostrum brownish, long, with the apex reaching the base of the hind trochanters.
After 7, 28 and 56 days of storage, microbial stability, amount of ascorbic acid, brownish index, color quality, ion mobilization and sensual characteristics of the orange juice were evaluated."
If your menstrual flow has been slow in coming out of your body, it may take on a brownish color.
Usually they have a yellow or brownish cast when viewing white paper.