Medical Dictionary

sequela

noun se·quela \si-ˈkwe-lə\
plural se·quel·ae \-(ˌ)lē\

Medical Definition of SEQUELA

:  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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