|cryptography or cryptology (krɪpˈtɒɡrəfɪ, krɪpˈtɒlədʒɪ)|
|the science or study of analysing and deciphering codes, ciphers, etc; cryptanalysis|
|cryptology or cryptology|
|cryp'tographer or cryptology|
|cryp'tographist or cryptology|
|cryp'tologist or cryptology|
|cryptographic or cryptology|
|crypto'graphical or cryptology|
|crypto'graphically or cryptology|
science concerned with data communication and storage in secure and usually secret form. It encompasses both cryptography and cryptanalysis.
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