cryptography

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cryptography

(krip-tog′ră-fē) [ crypt- + -graphy]
The science and techniques of concealing or disguising information through encoding and decoding. In the health professions cryptography is used to ensure the confidentiality of medical records.
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words' listed in Petit Robert are in fact entirely connus du grand public (one could, indeed, say that given the 'cryptological' and ludic functions of argot, once such words have been admitted to a general dictionary of the language, they have necessarily lost much of their raison d'etre).
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