Medical Definition of Treppe

1. A phenomenon in cardiac muscle first observed by H.P. Bowditch; if a number of stimuli of the same intensity are sent into the muscle after a quiescent period, the first few contractions of the series show a successive increase in amplitude (strength). Synonym: staircase phenomenon. Origin: Ger. Treppe, staircase (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Treppe

treponaemicidal
treponema
treponema-immobilizing antibody
treponema immobilization test
treponema pallidum
treponemal
treponemal antibody
treponemal infections
treponemas
treponemata
treponematoses
treponematosis
treponeme
treponemes
trepopnœa
treppe (current term)
treprostinil
tres
tres-tyne
tres-tynes
tresayle
tresis

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