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Meaning of SEQUELA

Pronunciation:  si'kweelu

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  any abnormality following or resulting from a disease or injury or treatment; "paralysis is one of the sequelae of poliomyelitis"

SEQUELA is a 7 letter word that starts with S.


 See Also: abnormal condition, abnormalcy, abnormality



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Se*que"la\, n.; pl. {Sequel[ae]}. [L., a follower, a
result, from sequit to follow.]
One who, or that which, follows. Specifically:
(a) An adherent, or a band or sect of adherents. ``Coleridge
    and his sequela.'' --G. P. Marsh.
(b) That which follows as the logical result of reasoning;
    inference; conclusion; suggestion.

          Sequel[ae], or thoughts suggested by the preceding
          aphorisms.                           --Coleridge.
(c) (Med.) A morbid phenomenon left as the result of a
    disease; a disease resulting from another.