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noun \ˈkript\

Medical Definition of CRYPT

:  an anatomical pit, depression, or invagination <a developing tooth in its bony crypt>—see tonsillar crypt
:  a simple tubular gland (as a crypt of Lieberkühn)
July 05, 2015
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