orthostatism

orthostatism

 [or´tho-stat″izm]
an erect standing position of the body.

orthostatism

/or·tho·stat·ism/ (-stat´izm) an erect standing position of the body.
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In patients who require drugs, lower initial doses should be considered, especially in the presence of orthostatism or co-morbid vascular diseases.
In the analysis of the brachial biceps muscle, the volunteers were in orthostatism and supported by the wall in an upright trunk position at a 45[degrees] forearm flexion (measured by electrogoniometry).
The endurance performances did not modify the marker concentrations or other endocrinological or hematological variables [3-5] in these professional and amateur athletes in orthostatism in different kinds of effort (resistive in water skiing, aerobic in the marathon, etc.