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A

AIDS, acquired immune deficiency syndrome

mate ārai-kore (takenga mai: mate - sickness; ārai - to ward off, protect; kore - negative)

abscess, boil

whēwhē (kupu kē atu: mariao)

absent, truant

tamō (takenga mai: tamō - to be absent)

abstract thinking, abstract reasoning

whakaaro tūrehurehu (takenga mai: tū – manner, sort; rehurehu – indistinctly seen) (kupu kē atu: whakaaro waitara)

accident

aituā (kupu kē atu: hauata)

ache (of the body)

hīwiniwini

acne, pimple

huahua (kupu kē atu: mariao)

acrylic resin

pia kiriaku (takenga mai: pia - resin, gum; kiriaku - acrylic)

active lifestyle

(kātū) noho haukori

acupuncture, needling

werowero ā-ngira (takenga mai: werowero [wero] - pierce, poke, injection; ngira [kupu mino] - needle)

acute pain

mamae tārū (takenga mai: tārū - painful, acute, severe)

adaptive immunity

awhikiri urutau

addict

kiriwara (takenga mai: kiri - person, self; wara [warawara] - addiction)

addiction recovery

patu warawara (takenga mai: patu - to subdue; warawara - addiction)

addiction, addicted

wara, warawara ~hia

adolescent, adolescence, youth

taiohi ~nga

adult tooth

niho pakeke

aerobic activity, aerobic exercise

kori ā-hāora

aerobic fitness

pakari ā-hāora (kupu kē atu: mārō ā-hāora, mārohirohi ā-hāora)

aerobic training

whakapakari ā-hāora (kupu kē atu: whakamārō ā-hāora, whakamārohirohi ā-hāora)

aggressive tumour

pukupuku rīrā (takenga mai: rīrā - strong)

air ambulance

wakarangi tūroro

alcohol abuse

raukoti waipiro

alcohol addiction

wara waipiro

allergic

pāwera ~tanga

allergy

mate pāwera

alternating downward stretch

totoro whakararo hohoko

alternative medicine, alternative remedy

rongoā arokē

amalgam

koranu konuoi (takenga mai: koranu - alloy; konuoi - mercury [Hg])

ambulance

waka tūroro

anaerobic exercise, anaerobic activity

kori hāora-kore (takenga mai: hāora - oxygen; kore - not, nil)

anaerobic fitness

pakari hāora-kore (kupu kē atu: mārō hāora-kore, mārohirohi hāora-kore)

anaerobic training

whakapakari hāora-kore (kupu kē atu: whakamārō hāora-kore, whakamārohirohi hāora-kore)

anaesthetic

rongoā whakarehu (takenga mai: rehu - to render unconscious)

anaesthetic, anaesthetise

(whaka) rehu ~a

anaesthetist

rata whakarehu (takenga mai: rehu - to render unconscious) (kupu kē atu: tākuta whakarehu)

anger, angry

riri (kupu kē atu: hīnawanawa, ririhau, takariri, pukuriri)

anorexia

māuiui pohokore (kupu kē atu: māuiui whakatiki)

anti-bacterial

patu huakita (takenga mai: patu - to kill, subdue; huakita - bacteria)

anti-fungal

patu puruheka (takenga mai: patu - to kill, subdue; puruheka - fungus)

anti-parasitic

patu pirinoa (takenga mai: patu - to kill, subdue; pirinoa - parasite)

anti-viral

patu huaketo (takenga mai: patu - to kill, subdue; huaketo - virus)

antiobiotic, antibody

(rongoā) paturopi

apprehensive, overawed

hopo

aquatic sport, water sport

hākina rōwai (takenga mai: hākina [hākinakina] - sport; rō [roto] - in; wai - water)

arm rotation

takahuri ringa

arrhythmia, abnormal rhythm (of the heart)

kakapa hē (o te manawa)

artery bypass (surgery)

(hāpara) ia-tuku autaki (takenga mai: hāpara [hāparapara] - surgery, operation; ia-tuku - artery; autaki - detour)

arthritis

pona kakā (takenga mai: pona - joint; kakā - to be inflamed)

artificial immunity, passive immunity

awhikiri horihori

asthma, asthmatic

huangō

athletes foot

īhiwae (takenga mai: īhi - yeast)

athletics

kaiaka (kupu kē atu: kaipara)

attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, ADHD

mate aro pīkari (takenga mai: mate - illness, sick, lacking; aro - to pay heed to; pīkari - attentively)

autism

takiwātanga (kupu kē atu: mate takiwātanga)

B

baby tooth, milk tooth

niho kaiū (kupu kē atu: niho kai waiū)

back arch, cobra pose

tāwhana tuarā

bacterial infection

poke huakita

balance exercise

kori taurite

balance training

whakapakari taurite (takenga mai: whakapakari - to strengthen; taurite - balance)

ball sport

hākina pōro (takenga mai: hākina [hākinakina] - sport; pōro [kupu mino] - ball)

bandage

tākaikai ~tia (kupu kē atu: takai)

barrier method (contraception)

tikanga haukoti (takenga mai: haukoti - intercept, cut off)

behaviour

whanonga

benign tumour, benign cancer, non-malignant tumour

pukupuku ngū

bi-polar disorder

māuiui whaiaro rua (takenga mai: māuiui - illness, disorder; whaiaro - self, personality; rua - two)

binge drinking

inu inati (takenga mai: inati - excessive, extreme)

binge eating

kai inati (takenga mai: inati - be excessive)

birth canal

ara whakawhānau

birth control pill, oral contraceptive

pire ārai hapū (takenga mai: pire [kupu mino] - pill)

birth, childbirth, in labour

whakawhānau ~tia

bite

kakati

blister

hoipū (kupu kē atu: kōpūpū, kōputa)

bloat, bloated, swollen

pupuhi (takenga mai: puku - stomach; pupuhi - to swell, bulge)

bloodclot

tepetoto

blunt force trauma

kohuki tukituki

blurred vision, poor eyesight

atarua

boot camp

puni whakapakari

bored, boring, boredom, tedious

takeo (kupu kē atu: hōhā, pāngū, hongeā)

bowel cancer

mate pukupuku kōpiro

bowel surgery

poka kōpiro

braces, teeth correcting device

hanga whakatika niho

brain surgery

poka roro

breast cancer

mate pukupuku ū (kupu kē atu: ūtaetae)

breech birth

whānau kōaro (takenga mai: whānau [whakawhānau] - birth; kōaro - inverted, turned right around)

brisk walk, walk briskly

toitoi

brush teeth, toothbrush

taitai niho

bulimia

mate whakaruaki (takenga mai: mate - sickness; whakaruaki - to make vomit)

C

Caesarean section

whānau poka (takenga mai: whānau - to be born; poka - to cut out, operate on)

Covid-19

Korona-19 (takenga mai: he kupu mino) (kupu kē atu: Kowheori, mate Korona)

cancer

mate pukupuku

canine teeth, eyeteeth

niho rei (kupu kē atu: niho kata)

carbohydrate

warowaihā (takenga mai: waro - carbon; wai - water; hā [hāora] - oxygen)

cardio-pulmonary resuscitation, CPR

whakaora manawa

carefree, easy going

māhorahora

cataract surgery, cataract operation

poka arotahi (takenga mai: arotahi - lens [of the eye])

cervical cancer

mate pukupuku waha kōpū

cervix

waha kōpū

character

ihokiri (takenga mai: iho - essence, essential quality, nature, inner core; kiri - person, self)

chemist shop

toa rongoā

chest expansion

whakamakoha poho

chickenpox

koroputa hei (takenga mai: koroputa [koroputaputa] - smallpox; hei [heihei] - chicken)

child abuse

tūkino tamariki

child neglect

whakahapa tamariki

child pose, compact fold forward

whakapeke pipiri (takenga mai: whakapeke - fold up, crouch; pipiri - cling together)

chill (illness)

haukōeoeo

chipped tooth

niho hawa (kupu kē atu: niho waha)

chlamydia, venereal disease

kōtureture (kupu kē atu: kamiria [kupu mino])

chronic pain

mamae tauroa (takenga mai: tauroa - to extend [of time])

climate crisis

tairaru āhuarangi

clinic

whare haumanu

clogged artery, blocked artery

ia-tuku purutiti (takenga mai: ia-tuku - artery; purutiti - to be closed up, clogged [of a passageway], blocked up)

cocaine

kukarou (takenga mai: kuka - dry leaves; rou - intoxicated, as with tutu juice)

cognitive development

whanake hirikapo

cold turkey, abrupt cessation

keremutu

combat sport, fighting sport

hākina taumātakitahi (takenga mai: hākina [hākinakina] - sport; taumātakitahi - single combat, hand to hand fighting)

community well-being

oranga hapori

competitive spirit

wairua whakataetae

conceive, conception

whakaira ~nga

concrete thinking

whakaaro tūhāngai (takenga mai: tū - manner, stance; hāngai - correspond to, in line with, directly)

condom

pūkoro (ure)

confident, confidence, brave, courage

māia (kupu kē atu: ngākau titikaha)

conflicting emotion

kare ā-roto taupatupatu

conform, conformist

whanopiri (takenga mai: whano [whanonga] - behaviour; whano - e whai ana i tā te whanokē; piri - adherence, loyalty) (kupu kē atu: whanopiri)

contend, compete, vie, event, competition

tauwhāinga ~tia (kupu kē atu: taupatupatu)

contented, serene, unruffled

māoriori (kupu kē atu: mauri tau)

contraceptive patch

piriārai hapū (takenga mai: piri - to stick, adhere; ārai hapū - contraceptive, birth control)

contraceptive, contraception, birth control

ārai hapū ~tanga (takenga mai: ārai - to ward off, protect; hapū - pregnant)

convulsion, spasm, seizure

hukihuki

cool down, bend and stretch body to relieve muscles

whakamakaka ~tia

core muscles

uatumu (takenga mai: ua [uaua] - muscle; tumu - trunk of the body)

cosmetic surgery

hāpara whakapaipai

cough, phlegm, common cold

maremare (kupu kē atu: wharowharo)

cramp

parerori (kupu kē atu: kokohu, uauawhiti)

crash diet, severe diet

whakapuango (takenga mai: whakapuango - starve)

crisis, predicament, serious problem

tairaru (takenga mai: tai - prefix with a qualifying force; raru - problem, trouble, difficulty) (kupu kē atu: raru ki tai)

cross-training

whakapakari matarau (takenga mai: matarau - multifaceted)

crown (of a tooth)

pane niho (takenga mai: pane - head)

cultural identity

tuakiri ahurea

D

debilitated, debility, impaired

waimaero

defibrillation

whakahihiko manawa (takenga mai: whakahihiko - stimulate, electrify)

deluded, delusion

pāhewahewa

dementia

korongenge

dental clinic

taiwhanga niho

dental floss, floss

miro niho (takenga mai: miro - thread, cord, fibre)

dental health, oral health

hauora niho

dental infection, tooth infection

poke niho

dental nurse

tapuhi niho

dentine

tenatini (takenga mai: He kupu mino.)

dentist

rata niho (takenga mai: rata [kupu mino] - doctor) (kupu kē atu: tākuta niho)

depression (illness), misery

kōtonga (kupu kē atu: rāwakiwaki, poururu, mate pāpōuri, toimaha hārukiruki)

deranged, unbalanced, mentally distressed

wairangi

developmental disorder, developmental disability

mate whanake

diabetes

mate huka (takenga mai: mate - sickness; huka - sugar)

diaphragm (contraceptive)

pātātea (takenga mai: pā - block up, obstruct; tātea - sperm)

diarrhoea

tikotiko (kupu kē atu: koiangi, tororere)

diet (food intake)

whiringa kai (takenga mai: whiringa - selection, choice)

diet (restriction of food intake)

whakatiki (takenga mai: whakatiki - deprive of food)

dietary supplement

āpitihanga whiringa kai

disappointed, disappointment, disillusioned, disillusion

matekiri

disfigured, deformed

korohape

disgusting, disgust, loathing, loathsome, abhorrent, abhorrence

wetiweti

dislocate, dislocation (of a joint)

pakoki ~tia

district health board

rūnanga hauora ā-rohe

domestic violence, famly violence, domestic abuse

riri ā-whare (takenga mai: riri - anger, violence, rage; ā-whare - in-house)

dose, dosage

pota (takenga mai: pota - fragment, small portion) (kupu kē atu: horopeta)

downstream effects

hua reremuri (takenga mai: hua - outcome, product; rere - to flow; muri - behind, to come after)

downstream, later (issues, effects etc)

reremuri (takenga mai: rere - to flow; muri - behind, coming after)

dressing (for a wound), apply a dressing

tāpi ~a

drug

pūroi

drug abuse

raukoti whakapōauau

drug addiction

wara pūroi

drug rehabilitation

patu wara pūroi (takenga mai: patu - to subdue; wara [warawara] - addiction; pūroi - drug)

drunk, drunkenness, intoxicated, intoxication

haurangi

dynamic warm up

whakamahana hihiri

dysentery

(mate) torohī

E

eating disorder

māuiui pongakawa (takenga mai: pongakawa - to consume, devour, eat)

eco lifestyle, green lifestyle

(kātū) noho tautaiao (kupu kē atu: kātū noho kākāriki)

eczema

harehare

ejaculate, ejaculation

tuha ~ina

elation, elated, joy, joyful, delighted

manahau (kupu kē atu: hurō)

elder abuse

tūkino kaumātua

elder neglect

whakahapa kaumātua

elective surgery

poka whakarite

emaciated, starved, malnourished

pohokore

embarrassed, embarrassment, shamed, shame

whakamā (kupu kē atu: māteatea, rōrī)

embryo

kikiri (takenga mai: kikiri - begin to grow, as a child in the womb)

emergency surgery, emergency operation

poka ohotata

emotion

kare ā-roto

emotional control, control of emotions

taki kare ā-roto

emotional development

whanake kare ā-roto

emotional health

hauora kare ā-roto

emotional maturity

kōhure kare ā-roto

emotional suppression, bottle up emotions

pupuri kare ā-roto

emotional trauma

kohuki kare ā-roto

emotional turmoil, confusion, confused, at a loss, stressed out

pōkaikaha

emotionally stable

kare ā-roto tūwhena (takenga mai: tū - to stand, set in place; whena - firm, steady)

emotionally unstable

kare ā-roto tikoki

endometriosis

heke pūtau kōpū (takenga mai: heke - to migrate; pūtau - cell [of an organism]; pūtautau - tissue [of an organism]; kōpū - womb, uterus)

endurance exercise

kori matatū

endurance training

whakapakari matatū

environmental crisis

tairaru taiao

environmental well-being

oranga taiao

epidemic disease, pandemic disease

mate urutā (kupu kē atu: tahumaero urutā)

epididymis

pōkai tātea (takenga mai: pōkai - coil, travel about; tātea - sperm)

epilepsy, twitch violently

hūkiki

erection

ure tora (kupu kē atu: ure tū)

ethical lifestyle

(kātū) noho matatika

excited, excitement, exciting

hiamo

exercise, physical exercise, work out

kori tinana (takenga mai: kori - to move; tinana - body)

extrinsic motivation

hihiko rāwaho

F

face mask

maruhā (takenga mai: maru - to be covered, shaded, shield; hā - breath) (kupu kē atu: ārai kanohi)

facial herpes

pāpaka kanohi

fallopian tube, oviduct

pūkākano (takenga mai: pū - tube; kākano - ova, ovum, egg)

false teeth

niho kēhua

family crisis

tairaru ā-whānau

family well-being

oranga whānau

fat, lipid

ngako

fatigue, tired, exhausted, lethargic

ruhi (kupu kē atu: ngoikore, ruha, hūhē)

fear, fearful, frightened

mataku (kupu kē atu: winiwini, uruwehi, wehi, hopo)

feeling

aurongo (takenga mai: au - current; rongo - to sense, feel)

female reproductive organs, female genitals

taihema wahine (kupu kē atu: taihema uwha)

fertilise, fertilisation

whakatō ~ngia ~nga (takenga mai: whakatō – cause to conceive, plant, insert)

fever

kirikā

filling (tooth)

whakakī kōhao niho

first aid kit

tīpae rongoā (takenga mai: tīpae - small basket; rongoā - medicine, healing) (kupu kē atu: tīpae ohotata)

first aid, emergency aid

whakaora ohotata (takenga mai: whakaora - to save, rescue, revive; ohotata - emergency)

fit, fitness

pakari

flexibility exercise

kori hangore

flexibility training

whakapakari hangore

foetal membrane, amnion

kahukahu

foetus

kukune (takenga mai: kukune - to swell as pregnancy advances) (kupu kē atu: tōhua)

food allergy, food intolerance

pāwera kai

food nutrition

taioranga kai

food portion, serving size

tirikai (takenga mai: tiri - share, portion)

foreskin

kirimata (kupu kē atu: pahuhu, kiri matamata)

forward bend

piko whakamua

forward stretch

totoro whakamua

frustrated, frustration, exasperated, exasperation

hēmanawa

fungal infection

poke puruheka

G

gender identity

tuakiri ā-ira

general anaesthetic

rehu whānui (takenga mai: rehu - to render drowsy or unconscious; whānui - broad, wide)

genital area

paehema (takenga mai: pae - vicinity; hema [taihemahema] - sexual organs)

genital herpes

pāpaka taihema

genital lice, pubic lice

kutu taihemahema

genital warts

tona taihemahema

gentle exercise, easy exercise

kori māhū

glum, disconsolate, miserable, gloomy

poururu

goal setting

whakatakoto whāinga

gonorrhoea, clap, venereal disease

pakiwhara (kupu kē atu: konoria [kupu mino])

grumpy, irritable, irascible, short-tempered

āritarita (kupu kē atu: ngutu komekome, pukukino, whanewhane, hēmanawa)

H

hallucinate, hallucination

kaewa, kāewaewa ~nga

happy, happiness, joy, joyful

koa (kupu kē atu: hari, hurō)

headache

(māhunga) ānini (kupu kē atu: pāhoahoa, ngāhoahoa, kotiuru)

heal, healed, healing (of a physical wound)

mahu

health

hauora

health crisis

tairaru hauora

healthy lifestyle

(kātū) noho ora

heart attack

manawa-hē

heart disease, heart condition

mate manawa

heart rate zones

pae kakapa manawa

heart surgery

poka manawa

heart valve replacement

whākapi takirere manawa (takenga mai: whakakapi - to replace, substitute)

heartbeat, heart rate, pulse (of heart)

kakapa manawa (kupu kē atu: hoto manawa, panapana manawa)

hepatitis

atekakā (takenga mai: ate - liver; kakā - inflamed)

herd immunity

awhikiri paerahi (takenga mai: pae - threshold; rahi - numerous, many)

heroin

taimiri (takenga mai: tai - prefix with a qualifying force; miri - assuage, tranquillise)

herpes

pāpaka

high, inebriated

hurori (takenga mai: hurori - to stagger, roll about)

hip flexor stretch

totoro uahope (takenga mai: ua [uaua] - muscle; hope - hip)

hip replacement

whākapi hope (takenga mai: whakakapi - to replace, substitute)

hip rotation

tīwae hope (takenga mai: tīwae - turn from side to side)

hip stretch

totoro hope

historical trauma

kohuki aronehe

holistic health

hauora torowhārahi (takenga mai: toro - to extend; whārahi - wide, broad) (kupu kē atu: hauora tukupū)

holistic well-being, holistic wellness

oranga torowhārahi (takenga mai: toro - to extend; whārahi - broad, wide) (kupu kē atu: oranga tukupū)

hope, hopeful, desire

tōmina (kupu kē atu: awhero, ingo)

hormonal change

huringa taiaki

hormonal contraceptive

ārai hapū taiaki

human immunodeficiency virus, HIV

wheori ārai-kore (kupu kē atu: huaketo ārai-kore)

hymen

kiritapu

I

identity

tuakiri

identity crisis

tairaru tuakiri

identity oppression

tāmi tuakiri

identity theft

whānako tuakiri

illegal drug, illicit drug

pūroi taihara

immune system

pūnaha awhikiri

immunity

awhikiri (takenga mai: awhikiri – innermost defences of a pā; awhi – embrace; kiri – person)

immunocompromised

awhikiri pahara (takenga mai: awhikiri - immunity; pahara - deficient) (kupu kē atu: raru awhikiri)

impact exercise

kori rurutu (takenga mai: rutu - jolt, jerk, bump, throw down, tackle)

impact training

whakapakari rurutu

impetuous, reckless, fierce

totoa

implant, implantation

kuhi ~nga

impulsive, headstrong, impetuous

manawa rere

in doubt, uncertain, indecisive

rangirua (kupu kē atu: ngākaurua)

in vitro fertilisation

whakatōnga mōwaho

inactive lifestyle

(kātū) noho houtete

incision (surgical)

hae (poka)

incisor, front teeth

niho tapahi

individual sport

hākina kiritahi (takenga mai: hākina [hākinakina] - sport; kiri - person, self; tahi - one)

infect, infected, infection

poke ~nga

influenza, flu

rewharewha

inject, injection

wero ~a ~nga

injury

whara ~nga

innate immunity

awhikiri taketake

intergenerational trauma, generational trauma

kohuki tuku iho

internet safety, cybersafety

haumaru ā-ipurangi

interval training

whakapakari pūputu

intra-uterine device

rore ārai hapū (takenga mai: rore - ensnare, impede; ārai hapū - contraceptive)

intrinsic motivation

hihiko rāroto

invasive surgery

poka kōkuhu

invincible, invincibility, fearlessness

mātātoa ~tanga (takenga mai: mātātoa - to be fearless, unafraid, undaunted)

isometric training, static strength training

whakapakari whakaroau (takenga mai: whakapakari - to strengthen; whakaroau - static, still)

itch, itchy

torotiti (kupu kē atu: toretiti, mangeo)

J

jaundice

mate kōwhai

jealous, jealousy, envious, envy

harawene (kupu kē atu: tūāhae, pūhaehae, wene, tarahae)

jog, gentle run

oma māhū (takenga mai: māhū - to be easy, gentle, leisurely)

joint health

hauora pona

joint replacement

whākapi pona (takenga mai: whakakapi - to replace, substitute)

joint sprain

takoki pona

jolt to clear airway, Heimlich manoeuvre

tupana whakawātea arahau (takenga mai: tupana - to jerk; whakawātea - to clear away; arahau - airway) (kupu kē atu: tupana Heimlich)

junk food, nutrient deficient food

kai paraurehe

K

keyhole surgery

hāpara kōhao

L

labour (birth)

whakamamae ~tia

leg swings

tīemiemi waewae

lice, vermin

kutu

lifestyle

kātū noho (takenga mai: kātū - type, sort, kind; noho - to live, dwell)

lifestyle choice

kōwhiringa kātū noho

linguistic well-being, language vitality

oranga reo

listless, lacking energy, spiritless, lacking vitality, unenergetic

korou kore (kupu kē atu: ngoikore, korou mate)

local anaesthetic

rehu whāiti (takenga mai: rehu - to render drowsy or unconscious; whāiti - narrow, compact)

logical thinking

whakaaro arorau (takenga mai: aro - to consider, take heed; rau - many)

long term immunity

awhikiri tauroa (takenga mai: tau - to settle, land; roa - long time)

lose

hinga ~nga

love, loving, sympathy, sympathetic, empathy, empathetic, compassion

aroha

lung cancer

mate pukupuku pūkahukahu

lunge (exercise)

totoro kōkiri (takenga mai: totoro - stretch; kōkiri - thrust forward)

M

macronutrient

taiora matua

mainstream health service

ratonga hauora auraki

major surgery

poka nui

male reproductive organs, male genitals

taihema tāne (kupu kē atu: taihema toa)

malignant tumour

pukupuku orotā (takenga mai: orotā - voracious, destructive)

marijuana, cannabis

tarutaru (takenga mai: tarutaru - grass, weed) (kupu kē atu: tarukino, whakamāminga)

massage (deep tissue)

romiromi

massage (soft tissue)

mirimiri

mature, maturity

kōhure (takenga mai: kōhure - development of a tree or plant to maturity)

maximum heart rate

kakapa mōrahi

measles, rubeola

karawaka

menarche, first menstruation

kōhinetanga (takenga mai: kōhine - female adolescent)

menopause

ruahinetanga (kupu kē atu: tūpātanga)

menstrual cup

ipu ikura

menstrual cycle

ikura wahine (kupu kē atu: ikura ā-marama, mate marama, mate wahine, awa o te atua)

menstruation, period

rerenga ikura (wahine) (kupu kē atu: mate wahine, ikura ā-marama)

mental abuse, psychological abuse

patu hinengaro (kupu kē atu: tūkino hinengaro)

mental health

hauora hinengaro

mental illness, mental disorder, psychological disorder

mate hinengaro (kupu kē atu: māuiui hinengaro)

mental well-being, mental wellness

oranga hinengaro

methamphetamine

pōau-pi (takenga mai: poau - be confused, bewildered; pōau [whakapōauau] - narcotic drug; pōau [pōautinitini] - tribulation, afliction, evil; pi [kupu mino] - p) (kupu kē atu: tioata whakaihi)

micronutrient

taiora moroiti

mineral

kohuke (takenga mai: ko [kongakonga] - fragment; huke - expose by removing earth) (kupu kē atu: manawa whenua)

mineral supplement

āpiti kohuke

minor surgery

poka iti

moderate exercise

kori tahanga (takenga mai: tahanga - moderately, a little)

molar (teeth)

niho kōhari

mood

piropiro

mood change

piropiro hurihuri

mood swing

piropiro tārere

morphine

rehunanu (takenga mai: rehu - mist, spray; nanu - jumbled, confused, incoherent)

motorsport

hākina pūkaha (takenga mai: hākina [hākinakina] - sport; pūkaha - motor)

multisport

hākina-rau (takenga mai: hākina [hākinakina] - sport; rau - many)

mumps

repe hūware pupuhi (takenga mai: repe - gland; hūware - saliva; pupuhi - to swell up)

muscle health

hauora uaua

N

natural immunity, active immunity

awhikiri māori

natural remedy, herbal medicine

rongoā māori

naturopathy

whakamātūtū māori (takenga mai: whakamātūtū - restore to health, heal; māori - natural)

navel, umbilical cord (the end attached to the child)

pito

neck rotation

tīwae kakī (takenga mai: tīwae - turn from side to side)

neck tilt

whakatītaha kakī

negative emotion

kare ā-roto matakawa (takenga mai: matakawa - distasteful, dislike)

neglect, leave destitute

whakahapa ~tia (kupu kē atu: whakangongo)

nerve damage

waimaero ioio (takenga mai: waimaero - to be debilitated, impaired; ioio - nerve)

nevous, tension, tense, uneasy

āmaimai

nicotine

nikotini (takenga mai: He kupu mino.) (kupu kē atu: parawaro)

nicotine patch

piri nikotini (takenga mai: piri - to stick, adhere; nikotini [kupu mino] - nicotine)

nonconforming, nonconformist

whanokē (takenga mai: whanokē - peculiar, different, odd)

numb, pins and needles

kēkerewai

nutrient dense food

kai taiora nui

nutrient group

huinga taiora

nutrient, nutrition

taiora ~nga

nutritionist

mātanga taiora

nutritious

taioraora

O

operate, operation (medical), surgery

poka ~ia ~nga (takenga mai: poka - to cut out) (kupu kē atu: hāparapara)

operating theatre

taiwhanga hāpara (takenga mai: hāpara [hāparapara] - surgical operation) (kupu kē atu: taiwhanga poka)

opponent, opposition, adversary

hoariri

oral hygiene, dental hygiene

akuaku niho

orthodontist

mātanga niho (takenga mai: mātanga - expert, specialist)

orthopaedic surgery

poka kōiwi

osteoarthritis

kaikōiwi

osteopath

mātanga kōmuru

osteopathy

kōmuru (takenga mai: kōmuru - to make supple by rubbing)

outdoor lifestyle

(kātū) noho tū-ā-nuku

ovary

wharekano

P

Pilates

Pirāti (takenga mai: He kupu mino.)

pain relief, painkiller

rongoā patu mamae

pain, ache, hurt, sore

mamae (kupu kē atu: kōharihari)

paleo (diet)

kaihoromata (takenga mai: kai - food, to eat; horomata - pure, natural, undefiled)

panic stricken

mauri rere

parasitic disease, illness cause by a parasite

mate pirinoa

parasitic infection

poke pirinoa

parental guidance

akoako mātua

parental influence

awenga mātua

parental pressure

pēhanga mātua

partner abuse, spouse abuse

tūkino hoapiri

past experience

wheako o mua

peer influence

awenga aropā (takenga mai: aropā - clump of one species of tree)

peer pressure

pēhanga aropā (kupu kē atu: pēhanga ā-hoa)

penetrating trauma

kohuki ngangengange (takenga mai: ngangengange - to be pierced, stabbed)

penis

ure

period pain, menstrual pain

kōharihari ikura (wahine)

period poverty

tuakoka ikura (wahine) (takenga mai: tuakoka - poverty; ikura [rerenga ikura] - menstruation, period) (kupu kē atu: tuakoka mate wahine)

period underpants

tarau ikura

perseverance, determination

manawanui

personal identity

tuakiri whaiaro

personality

haukiri (takenga mai: hau - vitality of a person; hau - breath, wind; kiri - person, self) (kupu kē atu: āhua, whaiaro)

pharmacist

mātanga taka rongoā

phlegm, cough

mare

physical development

whanake tinana

physical illness, physical disorder

māuiui tinana

physical maturity

kōhure tinana

physical therapy

haumanu tinana

physical trauma

kohuki tinana

physical violence, physical abuse, assault

haupatu ~a (kupu kē atu: tūkino, tunu huruhuru)

physical well-being

oranga tinana

placenta

whenua

plank (static exercise)

puri whakapae (takenga mai: puri - to hold; whakapae - horizontal)

plaque (dental)

kitokito

plaster, band aid, adhesive bandage

piritāpi (takenga mai: piri - to stick, adhere; tāpi - dressing for a wound) (kupu kē atu: piriora)

plastic surgery

hāpara ahuahu (takenga mai: ahuahu - to form, fashion)

pollen allergy

pāwera hae

positive emotion

kare ā-roto matareka (takenga mai: matareka - pleasant, affable)

positive thought, positive thinking

whakaaro angitu (takenga mai: angitu - fortunate, successful)

post traumatic stress disorder, PTSD

kohuki taumuri (takenga mai: kohuki - anguish, stress, distress; tau - to come to land, settle; muri - after)

pre-menstrual syndrome, PMS

mate ikura takamua (takenga mai: mate - illness, condition, syndrome; ikura [ikura wahine] - menstruation; taka - to come around, as in a date or period of time; mua - in front of, before)

pregnant, with child, pregnancy

hapū ~tanga

premolar (teeth)

niho pū

prescribe, prescription

tūtohu ~a ~nga

prescription drug

pūroi tūtohu (takenga mai: tohutohu - to instruct, advise)

prescription medicine

rongoā tūtohu

processed food

kai tukatuka

prostate cancer

mate pukupuku repe tātea

prostate gland

repe ure

protein

pūmua (takenga mai: pū - origin, source; pūhui - chemical compound; mua - front, foremost)

protein supplement

āpiti pūmua

puberty

pūhuruhurutanga

pubes

puke

puffed, out of breath, breathlessness

tūngāngā

Q

quadricep stretch

totoro uawhā

R

racket sport

hākina rākete (takenga mai: hākina [hākinakina] - sport; rākete [kupu mino] - racket)

raise (a child), upbringing

whakapakeke (kupu kē atu: whakatipu)

rash, skin disease, scabies

hakihaki (kupu kē atu: kōpukupuku)

recover (from severe illness)

whakamāui

recover from an illness, recuperate, convalesce

(whaka) mātūtū

recovery (e.g. after exercise)

whakaoraora

referee, umpire

kaiwawao

relapse

matahoki

relaxed

parohe

remedy, medicine, apply medicine, cure, treat, treatment

rongoā ~tia

repetition, rep

tāruatanga

reproductive organs, sexual organs

taihemahema

rescue breathing

hā whakaora

resistance band

taura ātete (takenga mai: taura - cord; ātete - to oppose, resist)

resistance training, strength training

whakapakari ātete

rheumatoid arthritis

kaiponapona (kupu kē atu: pona kakā rūmātiki)

ringworm

muna (kupu kē atu: pātito)

root (of tooth)

pū niho

root canal (of a tooth)

awa pū (niho) (takenga mai: awa - canal; pū - root)

S

sad, sadness, mournful, gloomy

pōuri

safe sex

ai haumaru

sanitary pad

kope ikura

saturated fat

ngako kohura (takenga mai: kohura - be full)

scab, scabby

whekewheke (kupu kē atu: tongako, wenewene)

scabies

waihakihaki

schizophrenia

māuiui wairua tuakoi (takenga mai: māuiui - illness, disorder; wairua - spirit; tuakoi - divide, separate, misconceive, imagine, be deceived)

sciatica

kanikani

scrotum

pūkoro raho (takenga mai: pūkoro - pocket, pouch; raho - testes)

scurvy

(mate) kāwei (takenga mai: He kupu mino.)

self-esteem, self-respect, self-worth

kiritau (takenga mai: kiri - person, self; tau - to be settled)

self-sufficient lifestyle

(kātū) noho ringaora

semen

waitātea (takenga mai: wai - fluid; tātea - sperm)

seminal vesicles

pū waitātea (takenga mai: pū - source, origin; waitātea - semen)

set (of repeated exercises)

huinga tāruatanga (takenga mai: huinga - collection, set, group; tāruatanga - repetition, rep)

settled, composed, serene, calm

mauri tau

sexual abuse, sexual violence

taitōkai

sexual desire, sexual attraction

taera

sexual development

whanake taihema

sexual health

hauora taihemahema

sexual partner

hoa ai (kupu kē atu: hoa onioni)

sexuality

hōkakatanga

sexuality development

whanake hōkakatanga

sexually transmitted disease, STD, venereal disease

mate paipai (kupu kē atu: pakiwhara, kōtureture)

shiver, shivering, shivers

korohāwini (kupu kē atu: tūngāwiri)

shock

whētuki

short term immunity, temporary immunity

awhikiri taupoto

shoulder stretch

totoro pokohiwi

shy, bashful, reserved, self-conscious

konekone (kupu kē atu: numinumi)

sick, unwell, sickness, disorder, condition, illness, disease, syndrome

māuiui (kupu kē atu: tahumaero, mate)

side arm raises

mairanga ringa ki te taha

side stretch

totoro tītaha

skin cancer, melanoma

mate pukupuku kiri

skin cut, laceration

haehae kiri

skin disorder, skin condition, skin disease

mate kiri

skin graft

kiri uwhi (takenga mai: kiri - skin; uwhi - to cover)

sleep disorder

mate korohiko

sleeping pill

pire whakamoe (takenga mai: pire [kupu mino] - pill, tablet; whakamoe - to put to sleep)

smallpox

koroputaputa

social aspect, social side

taha whakawhanaunga (kupu kē atu: taha pāpori)

social conditioning

whakaū poripori (takenga mai: whakaū - to make firm, establish, reinforce; poripori [whakaporipori] - socialisation; pori [pāpori] - social)

social crisis

tairaru pāpori

social development

whanake tahapori (takenga mai: taha - side, aspect; pori [pāpori] - social) (kupu kē atu: whanake pāpori)

social media influence

awenga pāhopori

social pressure

pēhanga pāpori (kupu kē atu: whakawhere pāpori)

social trauma

kohuki pāpori

social well-being, social wellness

oranga pāpori

socialise, socialisation

whakaporipori ~tia ~tanga (takenga mai: whaka - causative pefix; pori [pāpori] - social)

soil well-being, soil health

oranga oneone

solvent abuse

raukoti tāmeha

solvent addiction

wara tāmeha

speed, fast, quick

tere

sperm

tātea

sperm tube, vas deferens

ara tātea (takenga mai: ara - pathway; tātea - sperm)

spiritual abuse

patu wairua (kupu kē atu: tūkino wairua)

spiritual well-being, emotional well-being

oranga wairua

splint

tāhū (takenga mai: tāhū - a rod used as a stiffener) (kupu kē atu: pāpākiri)

sport

hākinakina (kupu kē atu: tākaro)

sportsmanship, sportsmanlike behaviour

whanonga tapatahi (takenga mai: tapatahi - principled, upright)

spotting

māturu toto (takenga mai: māturu - to drip, trickle; toto - blood)

sprain

takoki

squat

noho hītengitengi (kupu kē atu: tūruru)

stamina

manawa piharau

stillborn baby

kahu

stillborn, stillbirth

materoto

stimulant drug

pūroi whakaihiihi

stimulus, stimulate, arouse

whakaoho ~ngia ~ nga

stomach pain, tummy ache

ngau puku (kupu kē atu: puku mamae)

strain, pull (a muscle)

tanuku

strength, power

mārohirohi

strenuous, vigorous, vigour

uekaha (kupu kē atu: pākahukahu, ngangahau, hōriri)

stressed, troubled, concerned

kūraruraru

stretch

whātorotoro (kupu kē atu: totoro, tautoro)

stroke

roro ikura (takenga mai: roro - brain; ikura - haemorrhage)

substance abuse, drug abuse

raukoti pūroi (takenga mai: raukoti - misuse, meddle with, mishandle; pūroi - drug)

surgeon

rata hāparapara

surgical instrument

taputapu hāpara

surgical nurse

tapuhi hāpara (takenga mai: tapuhi - nurse; hāpara [hāparapara] - surgical operation)

swollen (with fluid)

tetere

symptom

tohumate (takenga mai: tohu - sign, signal; mate - illness) (kupu kē atu: tohu, putanga ake)

syphilis

pākewakewa

T

tampon

puru taiawa

tartar

tātā (takenga mai: He kupu mino.)

tartar removal

waruwaru tātā (takenga mai: waruwaru - to remove outer coating, scrape; tātā [kupu mino] - tartar)

team sport

hākina ā-kapa (takenga mai: hākina [hākinakina] - sport)

teammate

hoakapa

testes, testical

raho (kupu kē atu: hekeri)

testicular cancer

mate pukupuku raho

tobacco abuse

raukoti tupeka (takenga mai: tupeka [kupu mino] - tobacco)

tobacco addiction

wara tupeka

tooth

niho

tooth abrasion

hohore niho (takenga mai: hohore - strip off, be bald, deficient)

tooth abscess, dental abscess

whēwhē niho

tooth cavity, hole (in tooth)

kōhao niho

tooth decay

tunga niho

tooth extraction

huhuti niho

torso rotation

tīwae tumu (takenga mai: tīwae - turn from side to side)

traditional game, traditional sport

tākaro tuku iho

train, training, physical training, strengthening

whakapakari (kupu kē atu: whakamārō, whakamarohi)

trauma, traumatised

kohuki (takenga mai: kohuki - anguish, distress)

traumatic

whakakohuki

triathlon, triathlete

kaipara-toru (takenga mai: kaipara - athlete, athletic pursuit; toru - three) (kupu kē atu: hākina-toru, tauwhāinga-toru)

tribal identity

tuakiri ā-iwi

tricep stretch

totoro uatoru

tumour, lump, cancer

pukupuku

U

umbilical cord

iho (kupu kē atu: tāngaengae, uho)

umbilical cord (the end attached to the mother)

rauru

unhealthy lifestyle

(kātū) noho kimimate (takenga mai: kātū noho - lifestyle; kimi - to seek; mate - illness, unwell)

unhealthy, weak, sickly

māruru

uniqueness, unique

tūhāhā (kupu kē atu: rongomaiwhiti, āhua ake, āhua motuhake)

unruffled, calm, placid

māhuruhuru

unsaturated fat

ngako hamanga (takenga mai: hamanga - partially full)

unsettled, restless

kārangirangi (kupu kē atu: ngākaurua)

unsettled, restless, hyperactive, constantly on the move

pītakataka

unsportsmanlike

taurekareka (takenga mai: taurekareka - dastardly, dishonourable) (kupu kē atu: tūtūā)

upstream factor

āhuatanga reremua (takenga mai: rere - to flow; mua - before, in front)

upstream, causal, early (actions, factors etc)

reremua (takenga mai: rere - to flow; mua - before, in front of)

urethra

pūaha mimi (takenga mai: pūaha - river mouth, opening; mimi - urine)

urinary tract infection

poke aramimi

V

vacant, blank (of the mind)

roro wātea (takenga mai: roro - brain; wātea - vacant, blank)

vaccine, vaccination

rongoā āraimate (takenga mai: rongoā - healing, medicine, remedy; ārai - block out, prevent; mate - sickness) (kupu kē atu: kano āraimate)

vagina, female genitals

tara (kupu kē atu: tenetene, puketona, tore, teke)

vaginal yeast infection, Candida, thrush

īhitara (takenga mai: īhi - yeast; tara - vagina)

value, values

uara ~tia

vegan

kaiota (takenga mai: kai - to eat; ota [otaota] - vegetation; kaiota - herbivore)

vegetarian

kaimanga (takenga mai: kai - to eat; manga - greens, leafy vegetables)

verbal abuse

whakamania (kupu kē atu: whakamanioro, hanihani)

viral infection

poke huaketo

virus

huaketo (takenga mai: hua – outcome, product; keto – infested with maggots) (kupu kē atu: wheori)

vital essence, life force, source of emotions

mauri

vitality, energy

korou

vitamin

huaora (takenga mai: hua - product, fruit; huanga - advantage, benefit; ora - healthy)

vitamin supplement

āpiti huaora

vulva

puapua

W

warm up

whakamahana ~tia

well-being, wellness

oranga

wheeze, breathe with difficulty

ngāngā (kupu kē atu: ngoio, tīmohu, ngaengae)

whooping cough

mare tekekō (kupu kē atu: mare motu, mare heihei)

win, victory

toa ~nga (kupu kē atu: wikitōria [kupu mino])

womb, uterus

kōpū

worry, worried, anxiety, anxious, uneasy

āwangawanga (kupu kē atu: māharahara, anipā, mānatunatu, mānakanaka, manawa pā)

wound, injury

taotū

Y

Yoga

Pū-Āio (takenga mai: pū - source; āio - peace)