suberization


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

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/sooh'beuhr euh zay"sheuhn/, n. Bot.
the impregnation of cell walls with suberin, causing the formation of cork.
[1880-85; SUBERIZE + -ATION]

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suberīzāˈtion or suberīsāˈtion noun
The deposition of suberin in the cell walls of cork
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Main Entry:suber

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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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