See also: seqüela
sequela (plural sequelae)
- (pathology) A disease or condition which follows chronologically after an earlier disease or problem, being either wholly or partly caused by it, or made possible by it.
- 1970, JG Ballard, The Atrocity Exhibition:
- Complications: haematoma formation is a dangerous sequela of this operation, and careful drainage with polythene tubing was carried out.
- 1973 Patrick O'Brian, HMS Surprise,
- ‘Ay, ay,’ said Stephen testily, ‘it is showy enough to look at, no doubt, but these are only the superficial sequelae. There is no essential lesion.’
- 2003, Roy Porter, Flesh in the Age of Reason, Penguin 2004, p. 407,
- Self-dosing brought emotional and physical sequelae of its own.
- That which follows; an inference or corollary.
a disease or condition which is caused by an earlier disease or problem
sequela f (plural sequele)
- seqüela (superseded)
sequela f (plural sequelas)
- (pathology) sequela (condition caused by an earlier disease or problem)
- consequence; effect
- sequence; series; string
- (narratology) sequel (a following release in a series of films, books etc.)
- entourage (retinue of attendants, associates or followers)
- Synonym: séquito