cryptitis cryp·ti·tis (krĭp-tī’tĭs)
Inflammation of a crypt or crypts, particularly in the rectum.
1. a combining form meaning “hidden,” “secret,” used in the formation of compound words: cryptograph. combining form 1. secret, hidden, or concealed: cryptography, crypto-fascist before vowels crypt-, word-forming element meaning “secret” or “hidden,” used in forming English words since at least 1760, from Latinized form of Greek kryptos “hidden, concealed, secret” (see crypt; the Greek […]
[krip-toh-uh-nal-uh-sis] /ˌkrɪp toʊ əˈnæl ə sɪs/ noun 1. .
/ˌkrɪptəʊˈbaɪɒnt/ noun 1. any organism that exhibits cryptobiosis
/ˌkrɪptəʊbaɪˈəʊsɪs/ noun 1. (zoology) a temporary state in an organism in which metabolic activity is absent or undetectable