suberin

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suberin

(so͞o′bər-ĭn)
n.
A waxy waterproof substance present in the cell walls of certain plant tissues, especially cork.

suberin

a complex of fatty substances present in the wall of cork tissue that waterproofs it and makes it resistant to decay.
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1990) have suggested that all of the suberized exodermis probably possess Casparian bands.
2000a) observed Casparian bands in the thickened exodermis of Pontederia cordata with the use of more specific techniques.

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