the impregnation of cell walls with suberin, causing the formation of cork.
Origin of suberization
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This decaying is a very complicated process, being preceded in every case by a suberization and thickening of the cell walls.The Peaches of New York
U. P. Hedrick
The leaf scar is protected by a corky change (suberization) in the walls of the exposed cells.