(Latin: after, behind, later, subsequent)
2. Situated behind the orbit; such as, the postorbital scales of some fishes and reptiles.
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".
Christopher told his children, and grandchildren, that there would be no further postponements of his birthday party.
Postponers are procrastinators who delay doing work, chores, homework, or assignments until some other time; if at all.
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".