[si-kwel-uh, -kwee-luh]
noun, plural sequelae [si-kwel-ee, -kwee-lee] . Pathology.
an abnormal condition resulting from a previous disease.

1785–95; < Latin sequēla sequel Unabridged
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sequela (sɪˈkwiːlə)
n , pl -lae
1.  any abnormal bodily condition or disease related to or arising from a pre-existing disease
2.  any complication of a disease
[C18: from Latin: sequel]

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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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It is therefore not known what evolutionary advantage, if any, the psychiatric sequelae of infection convey to the pathogens.
Thus, by preventing the infection, the vaccine prevents all those sequelae.
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