suberization

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

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

Nearby words

  1. suber,
  2. subereous,
  3. suberic,
  4. suberic acid,
  5. suberin,
  6. suberize,
  7. suberose,
  8. suberous,
  9. subfamily,
  10. subfebrile

Origin of suberization

First recorded in 1880–85; suberize + -ation

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