Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

nihility
the state of nonexistence
 
hypoplasia
underdevelopment of an organ because of a decrease in the number of cells
 
aplastic anemia
anemia characterized by pancytopenia resulting from failure of the bone marrow; can be caused by neoplasm or by toxic exposure
 
hydremia
blood disorder in which there is excess fluid volume compared with the cell volume of the blood
 
hangover
disagreeable aftereffects from the use of drugs (especially alcohol)
 
merchantability
the state of being fit for market; ready to be bought or sold
 
collywobbles
severe gastroenteritis of unknown etiology; characterized by severe colic and vomiting and diarrhea
 
naupathia
motion sickness experienced while traveling on water
 
rheumatism
a chronic autoimmune disease with inflammation of the joints and marked deformities; something (possibly a virus) triggers an attack on the synovium by the immune system, which releases cytokines that stimulate an inflammatory reaction that can lead to the destruction of all components of the joint
 
intermittent claudication
lameness due to pain in leg muscles because the blood supply is inadequate; pain subsides with rest
 
Ebola hemorrhagic fever
a severe and often fatal disease in humans and nonhuman primates (monkeys and chimpanzees) caused by the Ebola virus; characterized by high fever and severe internal bleeding; can be spread from person to person; is largely limited to Africa
 
hemorrhagic septicemia
an acute infectious disease characterized by pneumonia and blood infection
 
listeriosis
an infectious disease of animals and humans (especially newborn or immunosuppressed persons) caused by the bacterium Listeria monocytogenes; in sheep and cattle the infection frequently involves the central nervous system and causes various neurological symptoms
 
front
a sphere of activity involving effort
 
active immunity
a form of acquired immunity in which the body produces its own antibodies against disease-causing antigens
 
depersonalisation
(existentialism) a loss of personal identity; a feeling of being an anonymous cog in an impersonal social machine
 
purity
being undiluted or unmixed with extraneous material
 
elastosis
breakdown of elastic tissue (as the loss of elasticity in the skin of elderly people that results from degeneration of connective tissue)
 
rickettsialpox
mild infectious rickettsial disease caused by a bacterium of the genus Rickettsia transmitted to humans by the bite a mite that lives on rodents; characterized by chills and fever and headache and skin lesions that resemble chickenpox
 
contentedness
the state of being contented with your situation in life
 
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