type B

adjective

Definition of type B

  1. :  relating to, characteristic of, having, or being a personality that is marked by a lack of aggressiveness and tension and that has been implicated by some studies as a factor decreasing the risk of cardiovascular disease type B behavior

1976

First Known Use of type b

1976


Medical Dictionary

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type B

adjective

Medical Definition of type B

  1. :  relating to, characteristic of, having, or being a personality that is marked by a lack of excessive aggressiveness and tension and that has been implicated by some studies as a factor reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease type B behavior


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type B

noun

Medical Definition of type B

  1. :  an individual with a type B personality


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