adjective see suberization

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • suberized — un·suberized; …   English syllables

  • 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

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • phellem — noun Etymology: Greek phellos cork + English em (as in phloem) Date: circa 1887 a layer of usually suberized cells produced outwardly by a phellogen …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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

  • suberize — /sooh beuh ruyz /, v.t., suberized, suberizing. Bot. to convert into cork tissue. Also, esp. Brit., suberise. [1880 85; < L suber cork + IZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • plant disease — ▪ plant pathology Introduction       an impairment of the normal state of a plant that interrupts or modifies its vital functions.       All species of plants, wild and cultivated alike, are subject to disease. Although each species is… …   Universalium

  • unsuberized — un·suberized …   English syllables

  • suberize — [so͞o′bər īz΄] vt. suberized, suberizing [L suber, cork + IZE] Bot. to make impermeable by the formation of suberin in the cell walls, changing them into cork suberization n …   English World dictionary

  • endodermis — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷mə̇s noun Etymology: New Latin, from end + dermis : the innermost tissue of the cortex in the majority of roots and some stems consisting usually of a single layer of living cells with no intercellular spaces and with walls in part… …   Useful english dictionary

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