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sequela

[si-kwel-uh, -kwee-luh] /sɪˈkwɛl ə, -ˈkwi lə/
noun, plural sequelae
[si-kwel-ee, -kwee-lee] /sɪˈkwɛl i, -ˈkwi li/ (Show IPA).
Pathology
1.
an abnormal condition resulting from a previous disease.
Origin
1785-1795
1785-95; < Latin sequēla sequel
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British Dictionary definitions for sequelae

sequela

/sɪˈkwiːlə/
noun (often pl) (med) (pl) -lae (-liː)
1.
any abnormal bodily condition or disease related to or arising from a pre-existing disease
2.
any complication of a disease
Word Origin
C18: from Latin: sequel
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Word Origin and History for sequelae

sequela

n.

plural sequelae, 1793, originally in pathology, from Latin sequela "that which follows, consequence" (see sequel).

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sequelae in Medicine

sequela se·quel·a (sĭ-kwěl'ə)
n. pl. se·quel·ae (-kwěl'ē)
A pathological condition resulting from a disease.

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