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Casparian strip

/ (kæˈspɛərɪən) /
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noun
botany a band of suberized material around the radial walls of endodermal cells: impervious to gases and liquids
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Word Origin for Casparian strip

C20: named after Robert Caspary, 19th-century German botanist

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