sequela

noun se·quela \ si-ˈkwe-lə \
Updated on: 11 Sep 2017

Definition of sequela

plural sequelae play \si-ˈkwe-(ˌ)lē\
1 :an aftereffect of a disease, condition, or injury
2 :a secondary result

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Origin and Etymology of sequela

New Latin, from Latin, sequel


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sequela

noun se·quela \ si-ˈkwe-lə \

medical Definition of sequela

plural sequelae play \-(ˌ)lē\
: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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