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huakita

bacteria, bacterial

tūingoa, tūāhua

WHAKAMĀRAMA

He rauropi mōkitokito, kāore e kitea ana e te karu tangata. Noho ai te huakita ki rō wai, ki rō oneone, ki te kōhauhau, ki roto i te tinana tangata, otirā ki ngā wāhi katoa. He painga ō ētahi huakita, pērā i te nakunaku kai i te kōpiro. He tuku, he kawe mate ētahi huakita, pērā i te haramonera (tētahi paihana kai), i te pakiwhara me te poke aramimi.

A microscopic organism which is not visible to the human eye. Bacteria live in water, in soil, in the air, in the human body, indeed pretty much everywhere. Some bacteria are beneficial such as in breaking down food in the intestine. Some bacteria carry and transmit disease, such as Salmonella (a type of food poisoning), gonorrhoea and urinary tract infection. 

Tauira KŌrero

He aha ngā mahi pai a te huakita, me ngā mahi kāore e pai ana ki a tātou te tangata?

Whakamāramatia mai ētahi o ngā tukanga patu huakita, kia kore ai e tāhawahawatia ā tātou kai.

Ko ngā tikanga akuaku ki rō kīhini tētahi mea nui kia kore ai e hua ake he mate huakita.

Takenga Mai

hua - product, progeny, abundance

kita - anything very small

Tauira KŌrero

He aha ngā mahi pai a te huakita, me ngā mahi kāore e pai ana ki a tātou te tangata?

Whakamāramatia mai ētahi o ngā tukanga patu huakita, kia kore ai e tāhawahawatia ā tātou kai.

Ko ngā tikanga akuaku ki rō kīhini tētahi mea nui kia kore ai e hua ake he mate huakita.