<chemistry> Of or pertaining to cork; specifically, designating an acid, CH.(COH), homologous with oxalic acid, and obtained from cork and certain fatty oils, as a white crystalline substance.

Origin: L. Suber the cork tree: cf. F. Subereque.

(01 Mar 1998)

subepithelial, subepithelium, suberate, subereous < Prev | Next > suberic acid, suberin, suberite

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