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Brown

(brown),
Lester, U.S. otologist. See: Brown sign.

Brown

(brown),
Harold W., 20th-century U.S. ophthalmologist. See: Brown syndrome.

Brown

(brown),
James, U.S. plastic surgeon, 1899-1971. See: Brown-Adson forceps.

Brown

(brown),
James H., 20th-century U.S. microbiologist. See: Brown-Brenn stain.

Brown

(brown),
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)

brown

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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References in classic literature ?
His upper garment was a mixed surtout, wofully faded, and patched with newer stuff on each elbow; beneath this he wore a threadbare black coat, some of the silk buttons of which had been replaced with others of a different pattern; and lastly, though he lacked not a pair of gray pantaloons, they were very shabby ones, and had been partially turned brown by the frequent toasting of Peter's shins before a scanty fire.
Silas Brown, if I were to call at five o'clock to-morrow morning?
The old Browns, with red faces, white whiskers, and bald heads, go on believing and fighting to a green old age.
It's only natural she should long for a change; besides she'd look like a charity child always wearing the same brown with a white apron.
And if you will call on Donovan Brown the next time you are in London, he will be delighted, I know.
There may be a devilish Indian behind every tree," said Goodman Brown to himself; and he glanced fearfully behind him as he added, "What if the devil himself should be at my very elbow
The little clergyman called Brown thanked him with unquestionable warmth, but still with a queer kind of simplicity.
There was a gloss as of brown nuts on her satin-smooth hair and a soft, ripe glow on her round cheeks.
By the next year he had obtained flowers of a perfect nut-brown, and Boxtel espied them in the border, whereas he had himself as yet only succeeded in producing the light brown.
Brown, will you please go and put the irons on him?
Miss Brown,' at this school, was any 'Miss Brown,' to me.
The messenger replied that he knew of a much finer bull called Donn Chuailgne, or Brown Bull of Cooley, which belonged to Dawra, the chief of Ulster.