Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

dementia
mental deterioration of organic or functional origin
 
mange
a persistent and contagious disease of the skin causing inflammation and itching and loss of hair; affects domestic animals (and sometimes people)
 
mesothelioma
a form of carcinoma of the mesothelium lining lungs or abdomen or heart; usually associated with exposure to asbestos dust
 
actinomycosis
disease of cattle that can be transmitted to humans; results from infection with actinomycetes; characterized by hard swellings that exude pus through long sinuses
 
varicocele
dilatation of the veins associated with the spermatic cord in the testes
 
anomic aphasia
inability to name objects or to recognize written or spoken names of objects
 
mineral deficiency
lack of a mineral micronutrient that is essential for normal nutrition or metabolism
 
fructosuria
the presence of levulose is the urine
 
endarteritis
inflammation of the inner lining of an artery
 
inclusion
the state of being included
 
Crimea-Congo hemorrhagic fever
an infection common in Arab states caused by a bunyavirus; transmitted by a tick that thrives on sheep
 
snit
a state of agitated irritation
 
chronic wasting disease
a wildlife disease (akin to bovine spongiform encephalitis) that affects deer and elk
 
fecundity
the state of being fertile; capable of producing offspring
 
chorioretinitis
inflammation of the choroid layer behind the retina
 
Moeller's glossitis
a superficial form of glossitis marked by irregular red patches on the tongue and sensitivity to hot or spicy food
 
wreck
something or someone that has suffered ruin or dilapidation
 
pain
a symptom of some physical hurt or disorder
 
tangency
the state of being tangent; having contact at a single point or along a line without crossing
 
palmature
an abnormality in which the fingers are webbed
 
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