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Hauora

awhikiri

immunity

tūingoa

WHAKAMĀRAMA

Ko te āhei o te tangata ki te kaupare atu i ngā momo tahumaero pērā i te pokenga huaketo, me te pokenga huakita. Ko te mahi tēnei a ngā pūtau toto mā.

A person's ability to ward off illness and disease, such as viral infections and bacterial infections. 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 hei kaupare atu i ngā mate?

Mā te rongoā āraimate e pakari ake ai te awhikiri o te tangata ki ngā momo mate pērā i te rewharewha.

Mēnā e pakari ana te hauora o te tangata, ka pakari anō tana awhikiri ki te nuinga o ngā mate o ia rā.

WhakamĀrama Āpitihanga

Koia nei ētahi o ngā momo awhikiri:

Ina horapa tētahi tahumaero pērā i te mate Korona-19, ka ākina te marea kia weroa ki te rongoā āraimate. Kia tino eke te tokomaha e whiwhi rongoā āraimate ana, ka haukotia te horapatanga o te mate. Ka kīia kua whai awhikiri paerahi taua hapori, taua taupori rānei, kua āhua haumaru. 

Mēnā e ngoikore ana te pūnaha awhikiri o te tangata, ka noho whakaraerae ia ki ngā momo mate ka tūpono noa mai. Ko te awhikiri pahara tērā, nā runga pea i tōna māruru, i tana kātū noho kimimate, he āhuatanga tuku iho rānei i tōna kāwai heke. 

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 hei kaupare atu i ngā mate?

Mā te rongoā āraimate e pakari ake ai te awhikiri o te tangata ki ngā momo mate pērā i te rewharewha.

Mēnā e pakari ana te hauora o te tangata, ka pakari anō tana awhikiri ki te nuinga o ngā mate o ia rā.

WhakamĀrama Āpitihanga