• IPA: /sɪˈkwiːlə/

sequela (plural sequelae)

  1. (pathology) A disease or condition which is caused by an earlier disease or problem.
    • 1973 Patrick O'Brian, HMS Surprise,
      ‘Ay, ay,’ said Stephen testily, ‘it is showy enough to look at, no doubt, but these are only the superficial sequelae. There is no essential lesion.’
    • 2003, Roy Porter, Flesh in the Age of Reason, Penguin 2004, p. 407,
      Self-dosing brought emotional and physical sequelae of its own.
  2. That which follows; an inference or corollary.

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