noun (plural sequelae /-ˈkwelē/ /-ˈkwelī/)(usually sequelae) Medicine
A condition that is the consequence of a previous disease or injury: the long-term sequelae of infection
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- Aggressive treatment of suspected pelvic inflammatory disease reduces late sequelae.
- But depressive syndromes sometimes occur as sequelae to physical illness such as viral infection and may overlap with fatigue syndromes.
- The procedure was uneventful, and the patient has fully recovered without tricuspid valvular dysfunction or other sequelae.
Late 18th century: from Latin, from sequi 'follow'.
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