type B


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type B

or Type B
adj.
Of or relating to a behavior pattern that is marked by a relaxed manner, patience, and friendliness and is thought to be associated with a decreased risk of heart disease.
n.
A person who has this personality or exhibits this behavior pattern.

Type B


n.
a personality type characterized by amiability, tolerance of imperfection, and an unhurried manner, believed to be associated with decreased risk of heart attack.
[1970–75]
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Noun1.Type B - the blood group whose red cells carry the B antigentype B - the blood group whose red cells carry the B antigen
blood group, blood type - human blood cells (usually just the red blood cells) that have the same antigens
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