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English definition of “orthostatic”

orthostatic

adjective uk   /ˌɔː.θəʊˈstæt.ɪk/ us    /ˌɔr.θəˈstæt.ɪk/ specialized
relating to standing up straight: If you feel that your blood pressure changes because of the posture and position you are holding, you may be suffering from orthostatic hypotension.
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