(Latin: after, behind, later, subsequent)

A reference to the period after the death of a tissue or body part.
Subsequent to the death of a tissue or part of the body.
1. Situated behind the orbit or socket of the eye; as the postorbital bone.
2. Situated behind the orbit; such as, the postorbital scales of some fishes and reptiles.
postpone (verb), postpones; postponed; postponing
1. Deciding that something will not be done when it was originally planned; however, it is intended to be accomplished at a later time: "Would you mind if we postpone the appointment until tomorrow?"

Repairs of the electrical-power lines that were damaged by the big snowstorm have been postponed for days because of the severe weather conditions.

Mr. Jenkins, the supermarket's owner, is postponing the grand opening of the store until the following Saturday.

Because of the heavy rain, the baseball game was postponed until Tuesday.

2. Etymology: from Latin postponere, "to put after, to neglect" from post "after" + ponere, "to put, to place".
postponement (s) (noun), postponements (pl)
A decision in which something had been planned to take place at a particular time, but will be done in the future: Hans and Holly announced a postponement of their wedding because of illness.

Christopher told his children, and grandchildren, that there would be no further postponements of his birthday party.

postponer (s) (noun), postponers (pl)
Anyone who delays taking care of something or doing promised or necessary work: A postponer, like Tim, usually puts off something that needs to be done; often, because of laziness or some kind of habitual carelessness.

Postponers are procrastinators who delay doing work, chores, homework, or assignments until some other time; if at all.

postposition (s) (noun), postpositions (pl)
Being placed behind or after something else: Greg's postposition in the parade as the drummer was behind the high school band.
postprandial, post-prandial (adjective), (not comparative)
1. A reference to being done, made, taken, happening, etc. following a meal, for example after dinner: Tim and Mary took a postprandial walk through the neighborhood.
2. In medicine, after mealtime: A postprandial rise in the blood glucose level is one that occurs after eating.

Postprandial refers to the time after any meal. It is a common term in medicine and may refer to diabetes, endocrinology, gastroenterology, metabolism, pathology, and many other biomedical fields.

3. Etymology: from Latin post, "after" + prandium, "luncheon, meal" + -al, "pertaining to".
After a dinner.
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