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orthostatic

Syllabification: or·tho·stat·ic
Pronunciation: /ˌôrTHəˈstadik
 
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Definition of orthostatic in English:

adjective

Medicine
Relating to or caused by an upright posture.
Example sentences
  • On admission, the patient appeared cachectic and had orthostatic hypotension and tachycardia.
  • Possible side effects include hypovolemia, orthostatic hypotension, and urinary loss of potassium and magnesium.
  • Many of the neurogenic etiologies of orthostatic hypotension are difficult to diagnose and treat, and neurologic consultation may be necessary.

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