orthostatic

[awr-thuh-stat-ik]
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adjective

relating to or caused by erect posture.

Origin of orthostatic

First recorded in 1900–05; ortho- + static
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orthostatic in Medicine

orthostatic

[ôr′thə-stătĭk]

adj.

Relating to or caused by standing upright, as hypertension.
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