sequ-, sequi-, secut-, suit-, -sue

(Latin: follow, followed, following)

sequens (s) (noun); seq.; sequentes (pl)
The following.
sequent (adjective)
sequential (adjective)
sequentiality (s) (noun), sequentialities (pl)
A natural connection and progress of a thought or an incident: "Sequentiality involves the formation or characterization of one thing after another: such as, musical notes.
sequentially (adverb)
Arranged in a particular order: "Marisa arranged her family pictures sequentially."
sequester (verb), sequesters; sequestered; sequestering
1. To keep a person or a group of people separated from others and not allow them to discuss a legal case, to read, or to hear news reports about it: The jury will be secluded, or sequestered, until a final verdict has been reached.

Cleo's sister sequestered herself away her family and friends until she was able to complete her nonfiction book about government incompetence and corruption.

2. To take temporary possession of property as security against legal claims: Mack's house will be sequestered until he pays the debt that he owes the bank.
To segregate or to set apart.
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sequestrable (adjective), more sequestrable, most sequestrable
A reference to that which is requisitioned or confiscated by a legal process: Jaden's cousin had sequestrable property that has been legally taken away from him until the claims of his creditors have been satisfied.
sequestral (adjective), more sequestral, most sequestral
Pertaining to or of the nature of a fragment of dead bone separated from healthy bone as a result of an injury or a disease: Because of the auto accident, Sara had a sequestral bone that had to be surgically removed.
sequestrant (s) (noun), sequestrants (pl)
An agent that binds bile acids in the intestine, thus preventing their absorption: A sequestrant; such as, cholestyramine resin, lowers the blood cholesterol by binding the bile acids in the intestine, and so promotes their excretion in the feces instead of reabsorption from the bowel.
sequestrate (verb), sequestrates; sequestrated; sequestrating
1. To keep a person or a group of people away from others: The judge is sequestrating the jury until a verdict is concluded.
2. In law, to take or confiscate property until a debt has been paid: Jillian's and Roy's house will be sequestrated by the bank, unless they can come up with their back payments.
3. Etymology: from Late Latin sequestrare, "to give up for safe keeping"; from sequester, "a depository, a trustee".
sequestration (s) (noun), sequestrations (pl)
1. The formation of a piece of or a fragment of lifeless bone removed from physically-fit bone because of an injury or disease: Dr. Jones and Dr. McMahon were puzzled as to why Marcus developed the sequestration in his left leg.
2. The isolation of a patient: Since Fay's daughter had a virus that was easily transmitted to others, she was placed in sequestration by the hospital staff.
3. A net increase in the quantity of blood within a limited vascular area: Medical sequestrations occur physiologically with or without the forward flow of blood persisting or are produced artificially by the application of tourniquets.
4. In common law, juries are often kept together and not allowed contact with other people during a trial and the jury deliberations until they are discharged and even the witnesses can be restricted: The prosecutor, Mr. Smith, believed defense witnesses might change their versions of the facts if they were permitted to hear the other witnesses testify; so, to avoid that problem, he requested that Judge Evans order the sequestration of all the witnesses. The judge agreed and so he ordered that all potential witnesses be placed in sequestration from the courtroom and each other until they were called to testify one at a time.
5. The effective removal of ions from a solution by coordination with another type of ion or molecule to form complexes that do not have the same chemical behavior as the original ions: It has been discovered that microbes may play a critical role in the sequestration of carbon in the oceans through a system termed the "microbial carbon pump", or MCP.
6. A description of a fiscal policy established by the U.S. Congress to limit the size of the federal government's excessive spending: The prospect of sequestrations seems to have become so catastrophic that Congress so far has been unwilling to let it actually happen.

Congress has repeatedly decided to raise the Budget Resolution spending limits upward toward the end of the legislative session in order to match the actual totals already appropriated; therefore, sequestration has largely diminished the incentives that the reformed budget procedures were supposed to provide for Congress to get better control of the budget deficit.

sequestrectomy, sequestrotomy (s) (noun); sequestrectomies, sequestrotomies (pl)
The surgical removal of a piece of dead bone that has become separated during the process of necrosis (death or decay from irreparable injury) from a sound bone: As a result of Lorna's falling down the stairway, she had to have a sequestrectomy to remove the decomposing and decaying bone from her leg.
sequestrum (s) (noun), sequestra (pl)
A piece of deteriorating bone that has become disconnected during the process of necrosis from a sound bone: When Shanna was walking on the icy street, she slipped and broke her arm and it became necessary that a surgeon remove the sequestrum before she would lose her entire arm.
sequestrum forceps (s) (noun); sequestrum forceps, sequestrum forcipes (pl)
A medical tool with two long narrow parts, used for holding things during medical operations: Sequestrum forceps have small but strong serrated jaws for removing pieces of skeletal structure that have formed in a fragment of lifeless bone that is separated from that which is in good condition as a result of an injury or a disease.
subsequence (s) (noun), subsequences (pl)
That which follows something else.