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Hangarau

kūhuka

glucose (C6H12O6)

tūingoa

WHAKAMĀRAMA

He momo huka, he māmā nei tōna hanga. Kei roto i te toto o te tangata, ka whakaputaina hoki e te tipu i roto i te tukanga ahotakakame. Ko te kūhuka te puna matua o te pūngao e mahi ai te tinana i āna mahi. Ina pāngia te tangata ki te mate huka, ka raru te taiaki e whakatina ana i te kūhuka o roto i tōna tinana.

A type of simple sugar present in blood and produced by plants during photosynthesis. Glucose is a main source of energy for the body’s functions. Diabetes affects the hormone which controls the level of glucose in the body.

Tauira KŌrero

He nui te kūhuka o roto i te parāoa, i te huarākau, i te huawhenua me ngā momo huamiraka.

Ko tā tōku koroua he whakamātau i tana toto i ia rā, kia kitea ai te rahi o te kūhuka o roto.

He mea nui kia tautika te nui o te kūhuka ka kaingia e te tangata; ina rahi rawa ka mate huka ia; ina iti rawa ka ruhi.

WhakamĀrama Āpitihanga

Ko te kūhukahuka tētahi āhua o te kūhuka hei pupuri i te warowaihā ki roto i te ate me ngā uaua. He māmā te huri i te kūhukahuka hei pūngao mō te tinana. He rite ki te māngaro i roto i tētahi tipu.

Takenga Mai

kū - thick liquid (me te rite anō o te tangi ki te 'glu' o te kupu Ingarihi)

huka - sugar

Tauira KŌrero

He nui te kūhuka o roto i te parāoa, i te huarākau, i te huawhenua me ngā momo huamiraka.

Ko tā tōku koroua he whakamātau i tana toto i ia rā, kia kitea ai te rahi o te kūhuka o roto.

He mea nui kia tautika te nui o te kūhuka ka kaingia e te tangata; ina rahi rawa ka mate huka ia; ina iti rawa ka ruhi.

WhakamĀrama Āpitihanga