Definitions for Anlageˈɑn lɑ gə

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

an•la•ge*ˈɑn lɑ gə(n.)(pl.)-gen; -ges.

  1. an embryonic area capable of forming a structure: the primordium, germ, or bud.

    Category: Developmental Biology

* (sometimes cap.).

Origin of anlage:

1890–95; < G: foundation, n. der. of anlegen to lay on

Princeton's WordNet

  1. primordium, anlage(noun)

    an organ in its earliest stage of development; the foundation for subsequent development


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