Recent Examples of sequela from the Web
Following 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.
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.
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Origin and Etymology of sequela
First Known Use: circa 1793See Words from the same year
medical Definition of sequela
- prevention of the post-phlebitic sequelae
- —A. G. Sharf
- the emotional sequelae of early parental death
- —Sheila Ballantyne
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