from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A pathological condition resulting from a disease.
- n. A secondary consequence or result.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A disease or condition which is caused by an earlier disease or problem.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An adherent, or a band or sect of adherents.
- n. That which follows as the logical result of reasoning; inference; conclusion; suggestion.
- n. A morbid phenomenon left as the result of a disease; a disease resulting from another.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. That which follows; a following.
- n. In pathology, the consequent of a disease; a morbid affection which follows another, as cardiac disease after acute rheumatism, etc.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. any abnormality following or resulting from a disease or injury or treatment
Latin sequēla, sequel; see sequel.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Latin sequela, from sequi ("follow"). Compare sequence. (Wiktionary)