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Te Reo Pūtaiao

kūhuka

glucose (C6H12O6)

tūingoa

WHAKAMĀRAMA

He momo huka māmā kei roto i te toto o te tangata, ka whakaputaina hoki e te tipu i roto i te tukanga ahotakakame. Ko te kūhuka te puna matua o te pūngao e mahi ai te tinana i āna mahi. Ina pāngia te tangata ki te mate huka, ka raru te taiaki e whakatina ana i te kūhuka o roto i tōna tinana.

A type of simple sugar present in blood and produced by plants during photosynthesis. Glucose is a main source of energy for the body’s functions. Diabetes affects the hormone which controls the level of glucose in the body.

Tauira KŌrero

He aha ngā kai he nui te kūhuka o roto?

Whakamāramatia te whakaputanga o te kūhuka i te tukanga ahotakakame.

E ono ngā ngota waro o te rāpoi ngota kūhuka kotahi.

WhakamĀrama Āpitihanga

Ko te kūhukahuka tētahi āhua o te kūhuka hei pupuri i te warowaihā ki roto i te ate me ngā uaua. He māmā te huri i te kūhukahuka hei pūngao mō te tinana. He rite ki te māngaro i roto i tētahi tipu.

Takenga Mai

kū - thick liquid (me te rite anō o te tangi ki te 'glu' o te kupu Ingarihi)

huka - sugar

Tauira KŌrero

He aha ngā kai he nui te kūhuka o roto?

Whakamāramatia te whakaputanga o te kūhuka i te tukanga ahotakakame.

E ono ngā ngota waro o te rāpoi ngota kūhuka kotahi.

WhakamĀrama Āpitihanga