suberin

noun su·ber·in \ ˈsü-bə-rən \

Definition of suberin

: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


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suberin

noun su·ber·in \ ˈsü-bə-rən \

medical Definition of suberin

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

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