Postprandial
Postprandial Post*pran"di*al, a. [Pref. post- + prandial.] Happening, or done, after dinner; after-dinner; as, postprandial speeches. [1913 Webster]

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  • Postprandial — means after eating a meal. [MedlinePlus: Medical Dictionary. [http://www2.merriam webster.com/cgi bin/mwmednlm?book=Medical va=postprandial Postprandial. ] Last accessed July 13, 2007.] This term is often used in the context of blood sugar (or… …   Wikipedia

  • postprandial — POSTPRANDIÁL, Ă, postprandiali, e, adj. (Rar) De după masa de prânz. [pr.: di al] – Post1 + prandial. Trimis de oprocopiuc, 04.04.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  postprandiál adj. (sil. mf. post ) → prandial Trimis de siveco, 13.09.2007. Sursa: Dicţionar… …   Dicționar Român

  • postprandial — ● postprandial, postprandiale, postprandiaux adjectif Qui se produit après les repas. postprandial, ale, aux [pɔstpʀɑ̃djal, o] adj. ÉTYM. 1986, J. D. Vincent; de post , et prandial « relatif au repas », du lat. prandium « repas » …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • postprandial — 1820, formed from post after + L. prandium luncheon, meal, from *pram early + edere to eat (see EDIBLE (Cf. edible)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • postprandial — ► ADJECTIVE 1) formal or humorous during or relating to the period after a meal. 2) Medicine occurring after a meal. ORIGIN from Latin prandium a meal …   English terms dictionary

  • postprandial — [pōst΄pran′dē əl] adj. [ POST + PRANDIAL] after a meal; esp., after dinner postprandially adv …   English World dictionary

  • Postprandial — After mealtime. A postprandial rise in the blood glucose level is one that occurs after eating. Most medical terms have a reasonably logical derivation. Not so with postprandial. The post part is Latin for behind, backward, later, or afterward.… …   Medical dictionary

  • postprandial — postprandially, adv. /pohst pran dee euhl/, adj. after a meal, esp. after dinner: postprandial oratory; a postprandial brandy. [1810 20; POST + L prandi(um) meal + AL1] * * * …   Universalium

  • postprandial — post|pran|di|al [ˌpəustˈprændiəl US ˌpoust ] adj [only before noun] formal especially BrE happening immediately after a meal often used humorously ▪ a postprandial nap …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • postprandial — adjective formal happening just after dinner: a postprandial nap …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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