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Te Reo Pūtaiao

whāiti pūira

meiosis

tūingoa

WHAKAMĀRAMA

Ko te momo wehewehenga pūtau e puta ai ngā pūtau hema-toa me ngā pūtau hema-uwha. Ka wehewehea te pūtau kotahi, ā, ka puta ngā pūtau uri e whā. Kei ia pūtau uri te haurua o ngā pūira o ngā pūtau matua. Kia hono tahi te tātea me te kākano i te tukanga whakatōnga, ka oti ngā takirua pūira te hanga.

The type of cell division that occurs to produce male and female gametes. One cell divides to produce four offspring cells. Each offspring has half the chromosomes of the parent cells. When the sperm and egg combine at fertilisation, a complete set of chromosome pairs is formed.

Tauira KŌrero

He aha ngā rerekētanga matua o te whāiti pūira me te whāū pūira?

Hoahoatia te tukanga whāiti pūira.

Wehewehea ai ngā pūira takirua i roto i te tukanga whāiti pūira.

Takenga Mai

whā - causative prefix

iti - small

pūira - chromosome

KUPU KĒ ATU

maiohi (kupu mino)

Tauira KŌrero

He aha ngā rerekētanga matua o te whāiti pūira me te whāū pūira?

Hoahoatia te tukanga whāiti pūira.

Wehewehea ai ngā pūira takirua i roto i te tukanga whāiti pūira.