typo-, typ-, -type
(Greek > Latin: to beat, to strike; a blow; a dent, an impression, a mark, original form; a mold; a figure, an image, a form, a kind)
Usually the New Testament uses typology as a method of interpreting the Old Testament without explicitly saying so.
Typology, a comparison stressing one point of similarity, helps people to see the New Testament person, event, or institution as the fulfillment of that which was only hinted at in the Old Testament.
2. The study of, or research based on classifications; such as, archeological remains or bacterial strains which are based on the comparative studies of categories.
3. The study of languages, or aspects of languages, regarding their structures rather than their historical relations.
4. The study, and especially, the analysis or division of humanity in terms of social distinctions or comparisons.
2. A mania for writing for publication.
2. An excessive zeal or a passionate pursuit of a cause, to the point of causing illness.
3. Excessive zeal, carried to the point of morbidity, in the advocacy of any cause.
4. A morbid perseverance and energy in working on a project; especially, a political or religious activity.
A form of monomania sometimes manifesting itself in over zeal in attempts to gain supporters to some public cause.5. Etymology: from Greek zelotypia, "rivalry, envy"; from zelos, "zeal", + typto, "to strike". If you put the two words together, you get "strike (with) zeal".