anlage

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noun an·la·ge \ˈän-ˌlä-gə\

Definition of anlage

plural

anlagen

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anlages

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  1. :  the foundation of a subsequent development; especially :  primordium

Origin and Etymology of anlage

German, literally, act of laying on


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anlage

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noun an·la·ge \ˈän-ˌläg-ə\

Medical Definition of anlage

plural

anlagen

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anlages

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  1. :  the foundation of a subsequent development; especially :  primordium

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