Embryology. an embryonic area capable of forming a structure: the primordium, germ, or bud.
Psychology. an inherited predisposition to certain traits or to a particular character development.
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How to use anlage in a sentence
It is at present unknown what determines the formation of these specific anlagen.The Organism as a Whole | Jacques Loeb
One day, while taking a walk in the park called "Die Englishen Anlagen," he seated himself on a bench and shortly fell asleep.George Gemnder's Progress in Violin Making | George Gemnder
There are pleasant walks by the Rhine, beautiful Anlagen, a picturesque old tower, and the site of Gutenberg's house to see.A War-time Journal, Germany 1914 and German Travel Notes | Harriet Julia Jephson
British Dictionary definitions for anlage
another word for primordium
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