crypto logical

cryptology

[krip-tol-uh-jee]
noun
2.
the science and study of cryptanalysis and cryptography.

Origin:
1635–45; < Neo-Latin cryptologia. See crypto-, -logy

cryptologist, noun
cryptologic [krip-tl-oj-ik] , cryptological, adjective
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cryptology
1640s, from crypto- + -logia "a speaking."
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