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Te Reo Pūtaiao

awhikiri

immunity

tūingoa

WHAKAMĀRAMA

Ko te āhei o tētahi rauropi ki te kaupare atu i ngā pūtau pukupuku me ngā moroiti, pērā i ngā huakita me ngā huaketo. Ko te mahi tēnei a ngā pūtau toto mā.

The ability of an organism to ward off cancerous cells and micro-organisms, such as bacteria and viruses. This is the function of white blood cells.

Tauira KŌrero

He aha te mahi a ngā pūtau toto mā i roto i te pūnaha awhikiri o te tangata?

Rangahautia te kaupapa tuku awhikiri kia kore ai e pāngia te tangata ki te rewharewha.

Mēnā e pakari ana te hauora o te tangata, ka pakari anō ko tana awhikiri ki te nuinga o ngā tahumaero.

WhakamĀrama Āpitihanga

Koia nei ngā momo awhikiri me ngā whakamārama:

Takenga Mai

awhikiri - innermost defences of a pā

awhi - embrace

kiri - person

Tauira KŌrero

He aha te mahi a ngā pūtau toto mā i roto i te pūnaha awhikiri o te tangata?

Rangahautia te kaupapa tuku awhikiri kia kore ai e pāngia te tangata ki te rewharewha.

Mēnā e pakari ana te hauora o te tangata, ka pakari anō ko tana awhikiri ki te nuinga o ngā tahumaero.

WhakamĀrama Āpitihanga