Crypt

Definition of Crypt

Pronunciation: krĭpt
n.1.A vault wholly or partly under ground; especially, a vault under a church, whether used for burial purposes or for a subterranean chapel or oratory.
My knees are bowed in crypt and shrine.
- Tennyson.
2.(Anat.) A simple gland, glandular cavity, or tube; a follicle; as, the crypts of Lieberkühn, the simple tubular glands of the small intestines.

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