anlage

noun
an·la·ge | \ ˈän-ˌlä-gə \
plural anlagen\-gən \ also anlages\-gəz \

Definition of anlage 

: the foundation of a subsequent development especially : primordium

First Known Use of anlage

1874, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for anlage

German, literally, act of laying on

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anlage

noun
an·la·ge | \ ˈän-ˌläg-ə \
plural anlagen\-ən \ also anlages\-əz \

Medical Definition of anlage 

: the foundation of a subsequent development especially : primordium

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