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The study of cryptanalysis or cryptography.

cryp′to·log′ic (-tə-lŏj′ĭk), cryp′to·log′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
cryp·tol′o·gist n.
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Noun1.cryptologist - decoder skilled in the analysis of codes and cryptograms
decipherer, decoder - the kind of intellectual who converts messages from a code to plain text
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