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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Con·se·quent a.
 1. Following as a result, inference, or natural effect.
    The right was consequent to, and built on, an act perfectly personal.   --Locke.
 2. Logic Following by necessary inference or rational deduction; as, a proposition consequent to other propositions.
 Consequent points, Consequent poles Magnetism, a number of poles distributed under certain conditions, along the axis of a magnetized steel bar, which regularly has but the two poles at the extremities.