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Modem is a common word for modulator/demodulator. Is there a word that in a similar fashion (or in general) would describe the encoder and decoder functionality presented in one piece?

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I disagree with the NARQ close vote, as this question has been reasonably answered in its current form. –  Mahnax Jan 21 '12 at 20:25
    
Over-enthusiasm! or maybe, there's a better word for it. –  Kris Jan 22 '12 at 5:57
    
What about general reference? –  MετάEd Jan 24 '12 at 0:25

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A codec or endec encodes and decodes.

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