Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

agammaglobulinemia
a rare immunological disorder characterized by the virtual absence of gamma globulin in the blood and consequent susceptibility to infection
 
aspergillosis
an opportunistic infection by a fungus of the genus Aspergillus; characterized by inflammation and lesions of the ear and other organs
 
opisthorchiasis
infestation with flukes obtained from eating raw fish; common in eastern Asia
 
chronic renal failure
renal failure that can result from a variety of systemic disorders
 
commonness
the state of being that is commonly observed
 
sore
an open skin infection
 
order
a condition of regular or proper arrangement
 
general anaesthesia
a state of total unconsciousness resulting from anesthetic drugs (as for a major surgical operation)
 
trachoma
a chronic contagious disease caused by a bacterium and marked by inflammation of the conjunctiva and cornea of the eye and the formation of scar tissue
 
full treatment
everything available; usually preceded by `the'
 
food allergy
allergic reaction to a substance ingested in food
 
vitiligo
an acquired skin disease characterized by patches of unpigmented skin (often surrounded by a heavily pigmented border)
 
saturation
a condition in which a quantity no longer responds to some external influence
 
mastalgia
pain in the breast
 
latent diabetes
a mild form of diabetes mellitus in which there are no overt symptoms but there are abnormal responses to some diagnostic procedures
 
accent
special importance or significance
 
Cushing's syndrome
a glandular disorder caused by excessive cortisol
 
bulimarexia
a disorder of eating in which the person alternates between strong craving for food and aversion to food; characterized by excessive eating followed by periods of fasting or self-induced vomiting
 
seaworthiness
fitness to traverse the seas
 
puerperal fever
serious form of septicemia contracted by a woman during childbirth or abortion (usually attributable to unsanitary conditions); formerly widespread but now uncommon
 
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