suberization

noun
su·​ber·​i·​za·​tion | \ ˌsü-bə-rə-ˈzā-shən How to pronounce suberization (audio) \

Definition of suberization

: conversion of the cell walls into corky tissue by infiltration with suberin

Other Words from suberization

suberized \ ˈsü-​bə-​ˌrīzd How to pronounce suberized (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of suberization

1875, in the meaning defined above

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“Suberization.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/suberization. Accessed 25 May. 2020.

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