1: an aftereffect of a disease, condition, or injury
2: a secondary result
Examples of sequela in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebFollowing the debut of bulimia nervosa in the DSM-III, the University of Chicago put out a press release publicizing its own rather novel data on a kind of sequela of anorexia.
Lee Daniel Kravetz, The Cut, 31 July 2017 Today, however, the Buffalo News carries the story of a New York State teen’s death from MRSA pneumonia as a sequela of flu:
Matthew Davis was a healthy Buffalo teenager who participated in sports before complaining of headaches June 13.
Maryn Mckenna, WIRED, 23 June 2009
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