What does sequela mean?

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sɪˈkwi ləse·quela

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sequela(noun)

    any abnormality following or resulting from a disease or injury or treatment

    "paralysis is one of the sequelae of poliomyelitis"


  1. sequela(Noun)

    a disease or condition which is caused by an earlier disease or problem

  2. Origin: sequela, from sequi. Compare sequence.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sequela(noun)

    one who, or that which, follows

  2. Sequela(noun)

    an adherent, or a band or sect of adherents

  3. Sequela(noun)

    that which follows as the logical result of reasoning; inference; conclusion; suggestion

  4. Sequela(noun)

    a morbid phenomenon left as the result of a disease; a disease resulting from another

  5. Origin: [L., a follower, a result, from sequit to follow.]


  1. Sequela

    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

  1. Sequela

    sē-kwē′la, n. that which follows: an inference, a corollary:—pl. Sē′quelæ.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sequela in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sequela in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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