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Pronunciation: se'kwens


  1. The succession, or following, of one thing, process, or event after another; in dysmorphology, a pattern of multiple anomalies derived from a single known or presumed prior anomaly or mechanical factor.
  2. The imposition of a paricular order on a number of items.

Synonym(s): anomalad2, complex8

[L. sequor, to follow]

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