orthostatic

[ awr-thuh-stat-ik ]
/ ˌɔr θəˈstæt ɪk /

adjective

relating to or caused by erect posture.

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Origin of orthostatic

First recorded in 1900–05; ortho- + static
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Medical definitions for orthostatic

orthostatic
[ ôr′thə-stătĭk ]

adj.

Relating to or caused by standing upright, as hypertension.
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