preprandial

adjective

pre·​pran·​di·​al (ˌ)prē-ˈpran-dē-əl How to pronounce preprandial (audio)
: of, relating to, or suitable for the time just before dinner
a preprandial drink

Word History

First Known Use

1820, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of preprandial was in 1820

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“Preprandial.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/preprandial. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

Medical Definition

preprandial

adjective
pre·​pran·​di·​al ˌprē-ˈpran-dē-əl How to pronounce preprandial (audio)
: of, relating to, or suitable for the time just before a meal
preprandial blood glucose
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