Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Kayser-Fleischer ring
a pigmented ring at the outer edge of the cornea of the eye; a symptom of Wilson's disease
 
pyrosis
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
 
behavior
the action or reaction of something (as a machine or substance) under specified circumstances
 
chilblains
inflammation of the hands and feet caused by exposure to cold and moisture
 
ecchymosis
the purple or black-and-blue area resulting from a bruise
 
disassociation
a state in which some integrated part of a person's life becomes separated from the rest of the personality and functions independently
 
agoraphobia
a morbid fear of open spaces (as fear of being caught alone in some public place)
 
stricture
abnormal narrowing of a bodily canal or passageway
 
sex-linked disorder
any disease or abnormality that is determined by the sex hormones
 
urgency
the state of being urgent; an earnest and insistent necessity
 
DTs
acute delirium caused by alcohol poisoning
 
mastitis
inflammation of a breast (or udder)
 
repair
a formal way of referring to the condition of something
 
kakke disease
the endemic form of beriberi
 
water blister
blister containing a nonpurulent clear watery content
 
polygenic disease
an inherited disease controlled by several genes at once
 
talipes equinus
talipes in which the toes are pointed downward
 
legal representation
personal representation that has legal status
 
Hand-Schuller-Christian disease
inflammatory histiocytosis associated with disturbance of cholesterol metabolism; occurs chiefly in young children and is characterized by cystic defects of the skull and diabetes insipidus
 
asthenopia
a tiredness of the eyes caused by prolonged close work by a person with an uncorrected vision problem
 
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