- a disease that follows and results from an earlier disease, injury, or event;
- a wasting disorder that follows successful transplantation of bone marrow into a lethally irradiated host; frequently severe and usually associated with fever, anorexia, diarrhea, dermatitis, and desquamation.
See Also: graft versus host disease
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