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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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Teliospores cinnamon brown to light brown at the base but chestnut brown at the apex, constricted at the septum, 14-26 x 27-43 um; wall 1-1.
The researchers wanted to measure the concentrations of both the extractable and the cell-wall bound amounts in the three lighter rice varieties--white, light brown, and brown--and in the two darker rice varieties--red and purple.
They measured the concentrations of both the extractable and the cell-wall bound amounts in the three lighter rice varieties--white, light brown, and brown--and in the two darker rice varieties--red and purple.
In New Zealand, light brown apple moth, Epiphyas postvittana (Walker) (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae), was first reported in 1891 (Hudson 1928).
The other was in his late teens or early 20s, 5ft 8ins tall, with short, light brown hair and was wearing a dark top.
Labium light brown, lighter at anterior margin; 0,30 long, 0,32 wide.
Readi-Measure Creating special holiday treats is a lot less work with Imperial Sugar and Dixie Crystals' Redi-Measure Light Brown Sugar, which comes in one-quarter-cup pre-measured pouches.
Charlotte, from Aldershot, has green eyes and light brown hair.
natural shades spanning the spectrum from cream through to beige, light brown and finally tan.
61 wide, light brown, darker anteriorly, indistinct submarginal lighter bands.
The suspect is white, aged in his mid-30s, around 5ft 10ins tall, of average build with light brown or ginger hair.
They are both described as white, in their early 20s, of medium build, with short light brown hair, and wearing dark clothing.