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Crypto commonly refers to:

  • Cryptocurrency, a type of digital currency secured by cryptography and decentralization
  • Cryptography, the practice and study of hiding information

Crypto or Krypto may also refer to:

Cryptography and cryptanalysis[edit]


  •, a cryptocurrency online News platform.

Biology and medicine[edit]

  • Cryptococcus (fungus), a genus of fungus that can cause lung disease, meningitis, and other illnesses in humans and animals
    • Cryptococcosis (also called cryptococcal disease), a disease caused by Cryptococcus
  • Cryptosporidium, a protozoan that can cause-intestinal illness with diarrhea in humans
    • Cryptosporidiosis, a parasitic intestinal disease in mammals caused by Cryptosporidium


  • Krypto, a dog in the popular comic, cartoon, and movie series
  • Krypton, a fictional planet in the Superman comics
  • Kryptonite, a fictional mineral in the Superman series
  • Crypto (film), a 2019 American crime drama thriller film


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