- The occurrence of a successive increase in amplitude of the first few contractions of cardiac muscle that has received a number of stimuli of the same intensity following a quiescent period.staircase phenomenon
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Undoubtedly the present Treppe should be similarly fortified.
The older flight of steps was situated about a hundred paces northward from the present Treppe.
As I have said before, the Wendel treppe is very high and tiresome to mount.The Sunny Side of Diplomatic Life, 1875-1912