- relating to or caused by erect posture.
Origin of orthostatic
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The first are square or rectangular with rounded corners, the base course occasionally consisting of orthostatic slabs.
Near this last site was also found a round hut based on a course of orthostatic slabs of typically megalithic appearance.
They are oval in form and have in many cases a base course of orthostatic slabs.
- Relating to or caused by standing upright, as hypertension.
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