Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

secondary dysmenorrhea
painful menstruation that is caused by some specific disorder (as endometriosis)
 
inebriation
a temporary state resulting from excessive consumption of alcohol
 
phobophobia
a morbid fear of developing a phobia
 
snakebite
a bite inflicted by a (venomous) snake
 
bulimia
pathologically insatiable hunger (especially when caused by brain lesions)
 
blastomycosis
any of several infections of the skin or mucous membrane caused by Blastomyces
 
BPH
enlarged prostate; appears to be part of the natural aging process
 
Bright's disease
an inflammation of the kidney
 
rhinotracheitis
a respiratory infection of the nose and throat in cattle
 
polydactyly
birth defect characterized by the presence of more than the normal number of fingers or toes
 
gas
the state of matter distinguished from the solid and liquid states by: relatively low density and viscosity; relatively great expansion and contraction with changes in pressure and temperature; the ability to diffuse readily; and the spontaneous tendency to become distributed uniformly throughout any container
 
legal representation
personal representation that has legal status
 
cynophobia
a morbid fear of dogs
 
caste
social status or position conferred by a system based on class
 
otitis
inflammation of the ear
 
crowding
a situation in which people or things are crowded together
 
radioprotection
protection against harmful effects of radiation
 
development
a state in which things are improving; the result of developing (as in the early part of a game of chess)
 
ophidism
poisoning by snake venom
 
vitality
a healthy capacity for vigorous activity
 
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