cutinized
adjective Date: 1901 infiltrated with cutin

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  • cutinized — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌīzd adjective Etymology: cutin + ized : infiltrated with cutin cutinized epidermal cells …   Useful english dictionary

  • cutinized — cu·tin·ized …   English syllables

  • cutinization — [kyo͞o΄tə nə zā′shən, kyo͞ot΄ n əzā′shən] n. Bot. a process in which the outermost plant cells become thickened and covered with cutin, making them waterproof cutinize [kyo͞o′tə nəīz΄, kyo͞ot′ nīz΄] vi., vt. cutinized, cutinizing * * * See… …   Universalium

  • abscission layer — Bot. the layer of specialized, cutinized parenchyma cells that develops in the abscission zone, the disintegration of which causes abscission. Also called separation layer. [1915 20] * * * …   Universalium

  • cutinize — cutinization, n. /kyooht n uyz /, v.t., v.i., cutinized, cutinizing. to make into or become cutin. Also, esp. Brit., cutinise. [1885 90; CUTIN + IZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • cutinization — [kyo͞o΄tə nə zā′shən, kyo͞ot΄ n əzā′shən] n. Bot. a process in which the outermost plant cells become thickened and covered with cutin, making them waterproof cutinize [kyo͞o′tə nəīz΄, kyo͞ot′ nīz΄] vi., vt. cutinized, cutinizing …   English World dictionary

  • cutinize — verb convert into cutin • Hypernyms: ↑convert • Verb Frames: Somebody s something * * * cutinization, n. /kyooht n uyz /, v.t., v.i., cutinized, cutinizing. to make into or become cutin. Also, esp. Brit …   Useful english dictionary

  • cuticularized —  ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌrīzd adjective 1. : covered with or altered into cuticle a cuticularized surface cuticularized cells 2. : cutinized …   Useful english 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

  • exodermis — ˌeksōˈdərmə̇s noun ( es) Etymology: New Latin, from exo + dermis 1. : a layer of the outer living cortical cells that by becoming cutinized or suberized takes over the functions of the epidermis in roots such as those of the monocotyledons and… …   Useful english dictionary

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