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1. orthostatic

adjective. pertaining to an upright standing posture.

Synonyms

  • vertical
  • erect

Antonyms

  • horizontal
  • inclined
  • unrighteous

Etymology

  • ortho- (English)
  • ὀρθός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • static (English)

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Words that Rhyme with Orthostatic Hypotension

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  • convention
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  • laurentian
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Example sentences of the word orthostatic-hypotension


1. Noun Phrase
Dizziness when getting up from lying down is called postural or orthostatic hypotension.

2.
Noun Phrase
Wear compression stockings during the day to reduce your risk of
orthostatic hypotension 1.

3.
Noun Phrase
Wear compression stockings during the day to reduce your risk of
orthostatic hypotension**.

2. hypotension

noun. ['ˌhaɪpoʊˈtɛnʃən'] abnormally low blood pressure.

Synonyms

  • postural hypotension
  • orthostatic hypotension

Antonyms

  • secondary hypertension
  • essential hypertension
  • cardiovascular disease

Etymology

  • hypo- (English)
  • ὑπο- (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • tension (English)
  • tension (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
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