name: epidermis morphogenesis
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def: "The process in which the anatomical structures of the epidermis are generated and organized. The epidermis is the outer epithelial layer of an animal, it may be a single layer that produces an extracellular material (e.g. the cuticle of arthropods) or a complex stratified squamous epithelium, as in the case of many vertebrate species." [GOC:jid, UBERON:0001003]
synonym: "hypodermis morphogenesis" RELATED [GOC:kmv, GOC:rk]
is_a: GO:0002009 ! morphogenesis of an epithelium
relationship: part_of: GO:0008544 ! epidermis development
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