[pohst-pran-dee-uh l] /poʊstˈpræn di əl/
after a meal, especially after dinner:
postprandial oratory; a postprandial brandy.
of or relating to the period immediately after lunch or dinner: a postprandial nap
also post-prandial, 1820, from post- “after” + Latin prandium “luncheon” (usually bread, fish, or cold meat, taken around noon), from *pram “early” (from PIE *pre-, variant of root per- (1) “forward, through;” see per) + edere “to eat” (see edible) + -al (1).
postprandial post·pran·di·al (pōst-prān’dē-əl)
Following a meal, especially dinner.
- Postprandial lipemia
postprandial lipemia n. See alimentary lipemia.
[preg-nuh n-see] /ˈprɛg nən si/ noun, plural pregnancies. 1. the state, condition, or quality of being . /ˈprɛɡnənsɪ/ noun (pl) -cies 1. the state or condition of being pregnant 2. the period from conception to childbirth n. 1520s (originally figurative), from pregnant (adj.1) + -cy. Literal use attested from 1590s. pregnancy preg·nan·cy (prěg’nən-sē) n. pregnancy […]
[prahy-mer-ee, -muh-ree] /ˈpraɪ mɛr i, -mə ri/ adjective 1. first or highest in rank or importance; chief; principal: his primary goals in life. 2. first in order in any series, sequence, etc. 3. first in time; earliest; primitive. 4. of, relating to, or characteristic of primary school: the primary grades. 5. constituting or belonging to […]
[pohst-pruh-duhk-shuh n] /ˌpoʊst prəˈdʌk ʃən/ noun 1. (in motion pictures, recording, etc.) the technical processes, as cutting, editing, and post-synchronization, necessary to ready a filmed or recorded work for sale or exhibition. /ˌpəʊstprəˈdʌkʃən/ noun 1.