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suberization

[ soo-ber-uh-zey-shuhn ]
/ ˌsu bər əˈzeɪ ʃən /
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noun Botany.

the impregnation of cell walls with suberin, causing the formation of cork.

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Origin of suberization

First recorded in 1880–85; suberize + -ation
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