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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Sequela \Se*que"la\, n.; pl. Sequelae. [L., a follower, a result, from sequit to follow.] One who, or that which, follows. Specifically: (a) An adherent, or a band or sect of adherents. "Coleridge and his sequela." --G. P. Marsh. (b) That which follows as the logical result of reasoning; inference; conclusion; suggestion. [1913 Webster] Sequelae, or thoughts suggested by the preceding aphorisms. --Coleridge. [1913 Webster] (c) (Med.) A morbid phenomenon left as the result of a disease; a disease resulting from another. [1913 Webster]