Definition of suberize in English:

suberize

(also suberise)

verb

[WITH OBJECT]usually as adjective suberized
Botany
  • Impregnate (the wall of a plant cell) with suberin:

    ‘suberized cell walls’
    • ‘In its functional role as a relative, not absolute, diffusion barrier for small solutes, the pine nexine resembles suberized and/or cutinized cell walls and Casparian strips.’
    • ‘As phellem cells develop, they become suberized and then die, forming a protective layer.’
    • ‘The surface of the calli and the cut edge of the bark were suberized.’
    • ‘This idea is supported by experiments that showed dye permeation through suberized walls of epidermal cells.’

Pronunciation:

suberize

/ˈsjuːb(ə)rʌɪz/