Suberization
Suberization Su`ber*i*za"tion, n. (Bot.) Conversion of the cell walls into cork tissue by development of suberin; -- commonly taking place in exposed tissues, as when a callus forms over a wound. Suberized cell walls are impervious to water. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • suberization — (Amer.) n. (Botany) process of being converted into cork tissue through the formation of suberin (also suberisation) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • suberization — noun Date: 1875 conversion of the cell walls into corky tissue by infiltration with suberin • suberized adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • suberization — /sooh beuhr euh zay sheuhn/, n. Bot. the impregnation of cell walls with suberin, causing the formation of cork. [1880 85; SUBERIZE + ATION] * * * …   Universalium

  • suberization — su·ber·iza·tion …   English syllables

  • suberization — su•ber•i•za•tion [[t]ˌsu bər əˈzeɪ ʃən[/t]] n. bot the impregnation of cell walls with suberin, causing the formation of cork • Etymology: 1880–85 …   From formal English to slang

  • suberization — ˌsübərə̇ˈzāshən, ˌrīˈz noun ( s) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary suberize + ation : conversion of plant cell walls into water impervious corky tissue through infiltration with suberin compare cutinization, lignification * * * /sooh …   Useful english dictionary

  • suberize — (Amer.) v. (Botany) convert into cork tissue through the formation of suberin, perform suberization, cause to go through suberization (also suberise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • suberized — suberize (Amer.) v. (Botany) convert into cork tissue through the formation of suberin, perform suberization, cause to go through suberization (also suberise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • suberizes — suberize (Amer.) v. (Botany) convert into cork tissue through the formation of suberin, perform suberization, cause to go through suberization (also suberise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • suberizing — suberize (Amer.) v. (Botany) convert into cork tissue through the formation of suberin, perform suberization, cause to go through suberization (also suberise) …   English contemporary dictionary

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