postprandial

[pohst-pran-dee-uhl]
adjective
after a meal, especially after dinner: postprandial oratory; a postprandial brandy.

Origin:
1810–20; post- + Latin prandi(um) meal + -al1

postprandially, adverb
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postprandial (pəʊstˈprændɪəl)
 
adj
of or relating to the period immediately after lunch or dinner: a postprandial nap

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postprandial
1820, formed from post- "after" + L. prandium "luncheon, meal," from *pram "early" + edere "to eat" (see edible).
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postprandial post·pran·di·al (pōst-prān'dē-əl)
adj.
Following a meal, especially dinner.


post·pran'di·al·ly adv.
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Example sentences
On such occasions, few things are more pleasant than a cool, postprandial mud bath.
And there are hammocks there for that postprandial collapse.
If this type of hypotension occurs after eating, it is called postprandial orthostatic hypotension.
The researchers also wanted to see how the pace of the meal affected postprandial snacking.
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