Sequela [si-KWEL-ə]

Part of speech: noun
Origin: Latin, 18th century

1. A condition which is the consequence of a previous disease or injury.

Examples of sequela in a sentence

“In middle age, Ilana suffered lingering tinnitus as a sequela to the live music shows she attended without earplugs in her younger days.”

“Eric’s problems with his Achilles tendon were sequelae that began with a bad ankle sprain.”