/ sɪˈkwenʃl; NAmE / adjective
( formal ) following in order of time or place :
sequential data processing
► se·quen·tial·ly / -ʃəli; NAmE / adverb :
data stored sequentially on a computer
early 19th cent. (as a medical term in the sense following as a secondary condition ): from sequence , on the pattern of consequential .