[soo-ber-uh-zey-shuh n] /ˌsu bər əˈzeɪ ʃən/
the impregnation of cell walls with suberin, causing the formation of cork.
verb (used with object), suberized, suberizing. Botany. 1. to convert into cork tissue. verb 1. (transitive) (botany) to impregnate (cell walls) with suberin during the formation of corky tissue
adjective 1. of the nature of cork; corklike; corky. adjective 1. (botany) relating to, resembling, or consisting of cork; corky
noun, plural subfamilies. 1. Biology. a category of related genera within a family. 2. Linguistics. (in the classification of related languages within a family) a category of a higher order than a branch. Compare branch (def 8), family (def 14). noun (pl) -lies 1. (biology) a taxonomic group that is a subdivision of a family […]
noun, plural fasciae [fash-ee-ee] /ˈfæʃ iˌi/ (Show IPA), for 1, 3–5; fascias [fey-shuh z] /ˈfeɪ ʃəz/ (Show IPA), for 2. 1. a band or fillet, as for binding the hair. 2. Also called fascia board. facia. 3. Architecture. any relatively broad, flat, horizontal surface, as the outer edge of a cornice, a stringcourse, etc. any […]