Braus138 has proved this by transplanting the anlage of a foreleg to different parts of the body.
According to the author, anlage may be variously rendered as rudiment, inception or primordium.
By virtue of this difference the egg-substance is characterized as the anlage, or germ of the mature organism.
Hatchlings flex the plastron chiefly in the region of the humeropectoral seam, rather than at the anlage of the transverse hinge.
The respiratory system is represented by the anlage of the lungs, a longitudinal protrusion of the ventral wall of the esophagus.
A leaf may be formed out of the anlage of a scale, if all the leaves are cut off, and so on.
As this groove is followed caudad its ventral wall is seen to become much thickened, tg, to form the anlage of the thyroid gland.
anlage an·la·ge or An·la·ge (än'lä-gə)
n. pl. an·la·ges or an·la·gen (-gən)
The initial clustering of embryonic cells from which a part or an organ develops; primordium.
A genetic predisposition to a given trait or personality characteristic.