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Friday, January 8

Preprandial

[pre-PRAN-dee-əl]

Part of speech: adjective

Origin: Latin, early 19th century

1.

Done or taken before dinner or lunch.

2.

(medicine) Occurring or done before a meal.

Examples of Preprandial in a sentence

"He made sure to fit in several preprandial workouts throughout the week."

"Pam set an alarm to take her preprandial vitamins."

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About Preprandial

Prepandial developed twofold in Latin from the words "pre" (before) and "prandium" (a meal).

Did you Know?

Looking for some preprandial practices? Try to drink a glass of water before you eat dinner. Drinking water during your meal can dilute your digestive enzymes and make it hard for your body to break down your food.

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