cryptology

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noun cryp·tol·o·gy \krip-ˈtä-lə-jē\

Definition of cryptology

  1. :  the scientific study of cryptography and cryptanalysis

cryptological

play \ˌkrip-tə-ˈlä-ji-kəl\ or

cryptologic

play \ˌkrip-tə-ˈlä-jik\ adjective

cryptologist

play \krip-ˈtä-lə-jist\ noun

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