* * *or·tho·stat·ic .ȯr-thə-'stat-ik adj of, relating to, or caused by erect posture <\orthostatic hypotension>
* * *adj.relating to the upright position of the body: used when describing this posture or a condition caused by it. Orthostatic hypotension, for example, is low blood pressure found in some patients when they stand upright.
* * *or·tho·stat·ic (or″tho-statґik) [ortho- + -static] pertaining to or caused by standing erect.
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orthostatic — [ôr΄thōstat′ik] adj. [ ORTHO + STATIC] of or caused by an upright position [orthostatic hypotension] … English World dictionary
orthostatic — adjective Date: 1902 of, relating to, or caused by an upright posture < orthostatic hypotension > … New Collegiate Dictionary
orthostatic — adjective pertaining to an upright standing posture orthostatic hypotension • Similar to: ↑erect, ↑vertical, ↑upright … Useful english dictionary
orthostatic — /awr theuh stat ik/, adj. relating to or caused by erect posture. [1900 05; ORTHO + STATIC] * * * … Universalium
orthostatic — adjective a) Of, or relating to upright posture. b) Of, or relating to an orthostat … Wiktionary
orthostatic — adjective Medicine relating to or caused by an upright posture … English new terms dictionary
orthostatic — or·tho·stat·ic … English syllables
orthostatic — adj. relating to the upright position of the body: used when describing this posture or a condition caused by it. See: hypotension … The new mediacal dictionary
orthostatic — or•tho•stat•ic [[t]ˌɔr θəˈstæt ɪk[/t]] adj. med caused by standing upright • Etymology: 1900–05 … From formal English to slang
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