[ si-kwel-uh, -kwee-luh ]
/ sɪˈkwɛl ə, -ˈkwi lə /
noun, plural se·quel·ae [si-kwel-ee, -kwee-lee] /sɪˈkwɛl i, -ˈkwi li/. Pathology.
an abnormal condition resulting from a previous disease.
Origin of sequela
1785–95; < Latin sequēla sequel
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Examples from the Web for sequelae
No other symptoms, however, or sequelae, appeared for nearly a year.Essays In Pastoral Medicine|Austin Malley
British Dictionary definitions for sequelae
/ (sɪˈkwiːlə) /
noun plural -lae (-liː) (often plural) med
any abnormal bodily condition or disease related to or arising from a pre-existing disease
any complication of a disease
Word Origin for sequela
C18: from Latin: sequel
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Medicine definitions for sequelae
[ sĭ-kwĕl′ə ]
n. pl. se•quel•ae (-kwĕl′ē)
A pathological condition resulting from a disease.
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