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Te Reo Pūtaiao

pūnaha waitinana

lymphatic system

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WHAKAMĀRAMA

Ko te whātuinga o ngā iaia ririki me ngā tīpona, e kawea ai tētahi wē āhua kōtea nei te tae, ki ngā wāhanga katoa o te tinana. Ka takea taua wē i te toto o te tangata, ā, ka kīia ko te waitinana. Kei roto i te waitinana ngā pūtau hei patu i ngā moroiti tahumaero. Ka horoia te waitinana ki roto i ētahi repe e kīia ana he tīpona waitinana, ā, ka whakahokia anō ki te toto.

The network of tiny vessels and nodes which carry a pale fluid to all parts of the body. The fluid originates from the bloodstream and is called lymph. Lymph contains germ-fighting cells. Lymph is cleansed in glands called lymph nodes and is returned to the blood stream.

Tauira KŌrero

He aha te wāhi ki ngā tīpona waitinana i roto i te pūnaha waitinana?

Whakamāramatia mai te mahi matua a te pūnaha waitinana.

Ina pā te mate pukupuku ki te ū, tērā anō te tūpono ka mate hoki te pūnaha waitinana.

Tauira KŌrero

He aha te wāhi ki ngā tīpona waitinana i roto i te pūnaha waitinana?

Whakamāramatia mai te mahi matua a te pūnaha waitinana.

Ina pā te mate pukupuku ki te ū, tērā anō te tūpono ka mate hoki te pūnaha waitinana.