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Monday word: sequela

sequela (sĭ-kwĕl′ə), noun

An abnormal condition or complication resulting from a disease, injury, or other trauma.

Often used in the plural, sequelae.


Chronic kidney disease can be a sequela of diabetes or high blood pressure.
Post-polio syndrome is sometimes called post-polio sequelae.
There is a theory that cases of encephalitis lethargica in the 1920s might have been sequelae of the 1918 influenza outbreak.

Etymology:  late 1700s, from Latin sequela, that which follows, consequence.
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