Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

bronchial pneumonia
pneumonia characterized by acute inflammation of the walls of the bronchioles
childbed fever
serious form of septicemia contracted by a woman during childbirth or abortion (usually attributable to unsanitary conditions); formerly widespread but now uncommon
inflammation of the vermiform appendix
pure absence
an absence seizure without other complications; followed by 3-per-sec brainwave spikes
abnormal skin sensations (as tingling or tickling or itching or burning) usually associated with peripheral nerve damage
akinetic epilepsy
epilepsy characterized by akinesia
the state of being retired from one's business or occupation
ptomaine poisoning
a term for food poisoning that is no longer in scientific use; food poisoning was once thought to be caused by ingesting ptomaines
the state of being satisfactorily full and unable to take on more
a withered dryness
a pathological condition in which a word is rapidly and involuntarily repeated
the status of being ordained to a sacred office
an inability to sleep; chronic sleeplessness
somatic delusion
a delusion concerning the body image or parts of the body
gloomy semidarkness caused by cloud cover
a painful burning sensation in the chest caused by gastroesophageal reflux (backflow from the stomach irritating the esophagus); symptomatic of an ulcer or a diaphragmatic hernia or other disorder
poised for action
blood disorder
a disease or disorder of the blood
a state that is calm and tranquil
a nervous disorder characterized by an uncontrollable impulse to dance; popularly attributed to bite of the southern European tarantula or wolf spider
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