any abnormality following or resulting from a disease or injury or treatment
"paralysis is one of the sequelae of poliomyelitis"
a disease or condition which is caused by an earlier disease or problem
Origin: sequela, from sequi. Compare sequence.
one who, or that which, follows
an adherent, or a band or sect of adherents
that which follows as the logical result of reasoning; inference; conclusion; suggestion
a morbid phenomenon left as the result of a disease; a disease resulting from another
Origin: [L., a follower, a result, from sequit to follow.]
Sequela is a pathological condition resulting from a disease, injury, therapy, or other trauma. Typically, a sequela is a chronic condition that is a complication of an acute condition that begins during that acute condition. This is in contrast to a late effect.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
sē-kwē′la, n. that which follows: an inference, a corollary:—pl. Sē′quelæ.
The numerical value of sequela in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of sequela in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Images & Illustrations of sequela
Translations for sequela
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
Get even more translations for sequela »
Find a translation for the sequela definition in other languages:
Select another language: