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n. pl. se·quel·ae (-kwĕl′ē)
1. A pathological condition resulting from a disease.
2. A secondary consequence or result.

[Latin sequēla, sequel; see sequel.]


n (often plural) , pl -lae (-liː)
1. (Pathology) any abnormal bodily condition or disease related to or arising from a pre-existing disease
2. (Pathology) any complication of a disease
[C18: from Latin: sequel]


(sɪˈkwi lə)

n., pl. -lae (-lē).
an abnormal condition resulting from a previous disease.
[1785–95; < Latin sequēla; see sequel]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sequela - any abnormality following or resulting from a disease or injury or treatment; "paralysis is one of the sequelae of poliomyelitis"
abnormalcy, abnormality - an abnormal physical condition resulting from defective genes or developmental deficiencies


n. secuela, condición que resulta de una enfermedad, lesión o tratamiento.
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Since decades, these materials have been under research for alterations that will prevent such sequalae.