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Crypto or Krypto may refer to:

Cryptography and cryptanalysis[edit]


  • Jargon term for cryptocurrency, digital currency that uses cryptography to secure transactions

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, caused by Cryptococcus
  • Cryptosporidium, a protozoan that can cause gastro-intestinal illness with diarrhea in humans
    • Cryptosporidiosis, a parasitic intestinal disease in mammals, caused by Cryptosporidium


  • Krypto, Superman's pet 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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