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sequela

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noun se·quela \si-ˈkwe-lə\

Definition of sequela

plural

sequelae

play \-ˈkwe-(ˌ)lē\
  1. 1 :  an aftereffect of a disease, condition, or injury

  2. 2 :  a secondary result



Origin and Etymology of sequela

New Latin, from Latin, sequel


First Known Use: circa 1793


Medical Dictionary

sequela

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noun se·quela \si-ˈkwe-lə\

Medical Definition of sequela

plural

sequelae

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  1. :  a negative aftereffect <prevention of the post-phlebitic sequelae—A. G. Sharf> <the emotional sequelae of early parental death—Sheila Ballantyne>




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