Meaning of “orthostatic” in the English Dictionary

british dictionary

"orthostatic" in British English

See all translations


uk /ˌɔː.θəʊˈstæt.ɪk/ us /ˌɔːr.θəˈstæt̬.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.

(Definition of “orthostatic” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)