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typology

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noun ty·pol·o·gy \tī-ˈpä-lə-jē\

Simple Definition of typology

  • : a system used for putting things into groups according to how they are similar : the study of how things can be divided into different types

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of typology

plural

typologies

  1. 1 :  a doctrine of theological types; especially :  one holding that things in Christian belief are prefigured or symbolized by things in the Old Testament

  2. 2 :  study of or analysis or classification based on types or categories

typologist

play \-jist\ noun

1845

First Known Use of typology

1845


Medical Dictionary

typology

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noun ty·pol·o·gy \tī-ˈpäl-ə-jē\

Medical Definition of typology

plural

typologies

  1. :  study of or study based on types; especially :  classification (as of personality, human physique, or bacterial strains) based on the comparative study of types

typological

\ˌtī-pə-ˈläj-i-kəl\play adjective



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