Definition of test meal in English:

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test meal

noun

Medicine
A portion of food of specified quantity and composition, eaten to stimulate digestive secretions which can then be analysed.
Example sentences
  • Baseline meals were high in carbohydrate and low in fat, whereas the test meal and snacks provided lower carbohydrate and higher fat content for the period during the night shift.
  • Psyllium incorporated into foods, such as pasta, and isolated psyllium when added to a test meal has been shown to reduce postprandial glucose and insulin concentrations.
  • In this study, 50 healthy adults were fed a high-fat test meal on three separate occasions, once a week for 3 weeks.
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