Crypt

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Medical Definition of Crypt

Crypt: In anatomy, variously a blind alley, a tube with no exit, a depression, or a pit in an otherwise fairly flat surface. For example, the tonsillar crypts are little pitlike depressions in the tonsils.


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Reviewed on 6/9/2016

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