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Sequel vs Sequelae - What's the difference?

sequel | sequelae |

As nouns the difference between sequel and sequelae

is that sequel is (narratology) a narrative that is written after another narrative set in the same universe, especially a narrative that is chronologically set after its predecessors, or (perhaps improper usage) any narrative that has a preceding narrative of its own while sequelae is (sequela).

sequel

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • (narratology) A narrative that is written after another narrative set in the same universe, especially a narrative that is chronologically set after its predecessors, or (perhaps improper usage) any narrative that has a preceding narrative of its own.
  • Antonyms

    * prequel

    Coordinate terms

    * midquel

    Derived terms

    * direct sequel * distant sequel * midquel * prequel * requel

    sequelae

    English

    Noun

    (head)
  • (sequela)

  • sequela

    English

    Noun

    (sequelae)
  • (pathology) A disease or condition which is caused by an earlier disease or problem.
  • * 1970 , JG Ballard, The Atrocity Exhibition ,
  • Complications: haematoma formation is a dangerous sequela of this operation, and careful drainage with polythene tubing was carried out.
  • * 1973 Patrick O'Brian, HMS Surprise ,
  • ‘Ay, ay,’ said Stephen testily, ‘it is showy enough to look at, no doubt, but these are only the superficial sequelae . There is no essential lesion.’
  • * 2003 , Roy Porter, Flesh in the Age of Reason , Penguin 2004, p. 407,
  • Self-dosing brought emotional and physical sequelae of its own.