su·​ber·​i·​za·​tion ˌsü-bə-rə-ˈzā-shən How to pronounce suberization (audio)
: conversion of the cell walls into corky tissue by infiltration with suberin
suberized adjective

Word History

First Known Use

1875, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of suberization was in 1875

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“Suberization.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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