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.
There are pleasant walks by the Rhine, beautiful anlagen, a picturesque old tower, and the site of Gutenberg’s house to see.
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noun (pl) -gen (-ɡən), -ges
another word for primordium
“basis of a later development” (plural anlagen), 1892, from German anlage “foundation, basis,” from anlagen (v.) “to establish,” from an “on” + legen “to lay” (see lay (v.)).
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.
a male given name.
Also called lipstick tree. a small tree, Bixa orellana, of tropical America. Also, arnatto. a yellowish-red dye obtained from the pulp enclosing the seeds of this tree, used for coloring fabrics, butter, varnish, etc. Historical Examples If annatto is present, there will be a reddish-yellow stain on the paper. Detection of the Common Food Adulterants […]
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1601–66, queen consort of Louis XIII of France: regent during minority of her son Louis XIV. noun 1601–66, wife of Louis XIII of France and daughter of Philip III of Spain: regent of France (1643–61) for her son Louis XIV
1665–1714, queen of England 1702–14 (daughter of James II of England). a female given name, form of . Contemporary Examples Anne Boleyn, second wife to Henry the VIII, is a specimen of speculation, admiration, and everything in between. This Week’s Hot Reads The Daily Beast December 28, 2009 Anne Frank was a Holocaust victim who […]