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Te Reo Pūtaiao

pirinoa

parasite, parasitic

tūingoa, tūāhua

WHAKAMĀRAMA

He momo rauropi kaikiko. Ka noho ia ki roto, ki runga rānei i te tinana o tētahi atu kīrehe, ā, ka kai i te kiko o taua kīrehe hei pūngao mōna. Ka kīia te kīrehe e nohongia ana e te pirinoa, ko te rauropi papa. He pirinoa te keha me te noke parakūkā

An organism which is a type of carnivore. It lives inside or on the body of another animal and consumes the flesh of that animal for its energy. The animal which the parasite is living on (or in) is called the host. The flea and the tapeworm are parasites.

Tauira KŌrero

He aha i kīia ai tētahi rauropi he pirinoa?

Whakamāramatia mai te mahi a te pirinoa.

Ko tā te pirinoa, he tango i te pūngao mōna i te kiko o te kīrehe e noho nei ia.

Tauira KŌrero

He aha i kīia ai tētahi rauropi he pirinoa?

Whakamāramatia mai te mahi a te pirinoa.

Ko tā te pirinoa, he tango i te pūngao mōna i te kiko o te kīrehe e noho nei ia.