The deliberate concealment of data within other data, as by embedding digitized text in a digitized image.
[New Latin steganographia, cryptography, cipher : Greek steganos, covered (from stegein, to cover; see (s)teg- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots) + -graphiā, -graphy.]
steg′a·no·graphic (-nə-grăfĭk) adj.
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