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Type B

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.
A person who has this personality or exhibits this behavior pattern.
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vi·ral hep·a·ti·tis

(vīrăl hepă-tītis)
Hepatitis caused by various immunologically unrelated viruses: hepatitis A virus, hepatitis B virus, hepatitis C virus, hepatitis D virus, hepatitis E virus, and hepatitis G virus.

vi·ral hep·a·ti·tis, type A

(vīrăl hepă-tītis tīp)
A viral disease with a short (15-50 days) incubation period caused by hepatitis A virus, often transmitted by fecal-oral route.

vi·ral hep·a·ti·tis, type B

(vīrăl hepă-tītis tīp)
A viral disease with a long incubation period (usually 50-160 days), caused by a hepatitis B virus, usually transmitted by injection of infected blood or blood derivatives or by use of contaminated needles, lancets, or other instruments or by sexual transmission.
Synonym(s): infectious hepatitis, short-incubation hepatitis.

vi·ral hep·a·ti·tis, type C

(vīrăl hepă-tītis tīp)
Principal cause of non-A, non-B posttransfusion hepatitis caused by an RNA virus; high percentage of patients develop chronic liver disease leading to cirrhosis.

vi·ral hep·a·ti·tis, type D

(vīrăl hepă-tītis tīp)
Acute or chronic hepatitis caused by a satellite virus, the hepatitis delta virus; chronic type appears to be more severe than other types of viral hepatitis.
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The offered rate in a separating equilibrium where only Type Bs borrow is also given by equation 5, with [[mu].sub.A] = 0.
The adhesive force from discharging Type Bs was also negligible immediately after feeding.
The researchers found that unlike Type Bs, Type As tended to move away from useful problem-solving strategies (i.e., ones that will eventually lead to problem solutions) toward ineffective strategies (i.e., ones that will never lead to problem solutions).
Because Type As are said to work faster and longer and be driven by tasks far more than Type Bs, you might expect them to feel more fatigued.
Another possible explanation to their differential behavior pattern is the dissimilarity between Type As and Type Bs in regard to their sources of motivation (e.g., Lawler, Armstead, & Patton, 1991).
That the fourth syllable is the crucial one is clear from the type Bs in which the finite verb's stress is the third syllable, followed by a single unstressed syllable, and then by a single non-alliterating word without categorical stress.
Friesen, who participated in the research, the team analyzed facial movements videotaped during interviews of 24 Type A men and 24 Type B men.
The dose-responses for discharge and adhesive force from Type Bs ([ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 2ac OMITTED], closed squares) are calculated by subtracting the discharge (or adhesive force) of Type Cs in D-600 (closed circles) from the discharge (or adhesive force) of both Type Bs and Cs in the absence of D-600 (open circles).
Type As may also pay closer attention to telltale cardiac symptoms and seek medical care earlier than Type Bs, they say.