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lignification

lignification


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lignification  \Lig`ni*fi*ca"tion\ 
  (l[i^]g`n[i^]*f[i^]*k[=a]"sh[u^]n),  n.  [Cf.  F.  lignification. 
  See  {Lignify}.]  (Bot.) 
  A  change  in  the  character  of  a  cell  wall,  by  which  it  becomes 
  harder.  It  is  supposed  to  be  due  to  an  incrustation  of 
  lignin.