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GO term:epidermis development
Synonym: hypodermis development
GO id:GO:0008544
Definition:The process whose specific outcome is the progression of the epidermis over time, from its formation to the mature structure. 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.
Number of paths to term: 1

is-adenotes an 'is-a' relationship
part-ofdenotes a 'part-of' relationship
regulatesdenotes a 'regulates' relationship
positively-regulatesdenotes a 'positively-regulates' relationship
negatively-regulatesdenotes a 'negatively-regulates' relationship

obsolete Gene_Ontology
                is-adevelopmental process
                        is-aanatomical structure development
                                is-atissue development
                                        is-aepithelium development
                                                is-aembryonic heart tube development +
                                                is-aendothelium development +
                                                is-aepidermis development [GO:0008544] (302 genes, 478 annotations)
                                                        part-ofepidermal cell differentiation +
                                                        part-ofepidermis morphogenesis +
                                                        negatively-regulatesnegative regulation of epidermis development +
                                                        positively-regulatespositive regulation of epidermis development +
                                                        regulatesregulation of epidermis development +
                                                        is-askin epidermis development +
                                                part-ofepithelial cell differentiation +
                                                is-aepithelium regeneration +
                                                is-aheart rudiment development +
                                                is-aimaginal disc development +
                                                is-akidney epithelium development +
                                                is-alung epithelium development +
                                                is-amammary gland epithelium development +
                                                part-ofmorphogenesis of an epithelium +
                                                is-aneural plate development +
                                                is-aneural tube development +
                                                is-aolfactory placode development +
                                                is-aotic vesicle development +
                                                is-aoviduct epithelium development +
                                                is-apericardium development +
                                                is-arenal tubule development +
                                                is-aretinal pigment epithelium development
                                                is-aseminal vesicle epithelium development +
                                                is-asomite development +
                                                is-aureter urothelium development +
                                                is-aurethra epithelium development

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