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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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In Brown, Rodriguez's sense of polar opposites gives way to an overriding understanding of the inevitably mixed quality in life, instantiated in the culminating trope of brownness which fully represents his ethos of conversion.
The use of newspapers in collage, repeated in many more treatments of the subject included in this exhibition, has roots in Cubism, and time has now aged these 1970s cuttings to standard Cubist brownness.
These productions permitted performers to slip between shades of brownness to find identities that were easier to live with than the ones they had been assigned at birth.
The jury was impressed by the calm assurance of this interior project, though some members were worried about its general air of heavy brownness.
He could not have known then, quite, about all those complicated (post-) colonial feelings regarding blackness and brownness and, Lord knows, about hair (what will they make of his nappy dreadlocks fifteen years later?
A design company in Cambridge have come up with the first toaster which can sense the bread's degree of brownness.
This assumption that of all the hues of God whiteness alone is inherently and obviously better than brownness or tan leads to curious acts; even the sweeter souls of the dominant world as they discourse with me on weather, weal, and woe are continually playing above their actual words an obligato of tune and tone, saying.
They began by evaluating the overall appearance and brownness of the pig, then turned it over to inspect the underside.
Nevertheless, racial brownness continues to be read as racial blackness in US culture.
2000) reviewed research showing that higher protein content was associated with higher pasta brownness in durum wheat {Triticum durum Desf.
What made me want to rebel was being in a society that wanted to crush me, my lusts, my brownness, my class," she says.