preprandial

adjective pre·pran·di·al \ (ˌ)prē-ˈpran-dē-əl \

Definition of preprandial

: of, relating to, or suitable for the time just before dinner
  • a preprandial drink

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First Known Use of preprandial

1820

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preprandial

adjective pre·pran·di·al \ ˌprē-ˈpran-dē-əl \

medical Definition of preprandial

: of, relating to, or suitable for the time just before a meal
  • preprandial blood glucose

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