noun, plural se·quel·ae [si-kwel-ee, -kwee-lee] /sɪˈkwɛl i, -ˈkwi li/. Pathology.
Origin of sequela
Examples from the Web for sequela
Death may also be the result of a sequela long after the disease has run its course.
This curvature, unlike the lateral curvature, is a sequela of an actual disease of the bones.The Mother and Her Child|William S. Sadler
Acute miliary tuberculosis of the lungs is more often met with as a sequela than as a complication.
We know that granular ophthalmia with trichiasis as a sequela was very rife.Surgical Instruments in Greek and Roman Times|John Stewart Milne
British Dictionary definitions for sequela
noun plural -lae (-liː) (often plural) med
Word Origin for sequela
Word Origin and History for sequela
plural sequelae, 1793, originally in pathology, from Latin sequela "that which follows, consequence" (see sequel).