Definitions for sequelasɪˈkwi lə
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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.
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