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orthostatic

[awr-thuh-stat-ik] /ˌɔr θəˈstæt ɪk/
adjective
1.
relating to or caused by erect posture.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05; ortho- + static
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ortho static in Medicine

orthostatic or·tho·stat·ic (ôr'thə-stāt'ĭk)
adj.
Relating to or caused by standing upright, as hypertension.

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