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[soo-ber-uh-zey-shuh n] /ˌsu bər əˈzeɪ ʃən/
noun, Botany
the impregnation of cell walls with suberin, causing the formation of cork.
Origin of suberization
1880-85; suberize + -ation Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The process of wound-induced suberization to heal skinned, cut, and so called bruised areas covers a vast research plane.
  • The first step is suberization, which is the production of a waxy suberin material and its deposition in the cell walls.
  • Curing stimulates suberization, wound healing and reduces respiration.

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