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suberin

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noun su·ber·in \ˈsü-bə-rən\

Definition of suberin

  1. :  a complex fatty substance found especially in the cell walls of cork



Origin and Etymology of suberin

French subérine, from Latin suber cork tree, cork


First Known Use: 1830


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suberin

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noun su·ber·in \ˈsü-bə-rən\

Medical Definition of suberin

  1. :  a complex fatty substance that is found in the cells of cork




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