Definition of Sequela

1. Noun. Any abnormality following or resulting from a disease or injury or treatment. "Paralysis is one of the sequelae of poliomyelitis"

Generic synonyms: Abnormalcy, Abnormality



Definition of Sequela

1. n. One who, or that which, follows.

Definition of Sequela

1. Noun. a disease or condition which is caused by an earlier disease or problem ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sequela

1. an abnormal condition resulting from a preceding disease [n -QUELAE]

Medical Definition of Sequela

1. Any lesion or affection following or caused by an attack of disease. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sequela

sepulchrally
sepulchre
sepulchred
sepulchres
sepulchring
sepulture
sepultures
sequacious
sequaciously
sequaciousness
sequacities
sequacity
sequel
sequel hook
sequel hooks
sequela (current term)
sequelae
sequelitis
sequelize
sequelized
sequelizes
sequelizing
sequella
sequellae
sequellas
sequels
sequelæ
sequenator
sequence
sequence-tagged site

Literary usage of Sequela

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1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1836)
"Of fifteen cases in which dropsical sequela occurred, only one died. ... On a troublesome purulent discharge from the internal car, a sequela of scarlatina, ..."

2. The London Medical Gazette (1841)
"sequela OF SCARLATINA. defined than the false perception, less circumscribed than the true ; so that he was always conscious which was true, which false. ..."

3. Lectures on Fever: Delivered in the Theatre of the Meath Hospital and County by William Stokes (1876)
"... that I purpose to devote our next lecture to its further investigation, and to a consideration of the kindred topic of tubercle as a sequela of fever. ..."

4. Life of Richard Wagner by Carl Friedrich Glasenapp, William Ashton Ellis (1908)
"Eyestrain avenges itself; a nervous fever and its sequela, with intermittent scoring of act Hi.—Berlin at length produces Tannhauser : Liszt and ..."

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