transfer verb definition in Ailments and diseases topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

transfer

 verb: Ailments and diseases topic
[transitive, intransitive] transfer (something) (from…) (to…) if you transfer a feeling, a disease, or power, etc., or if it transfers from one person to another, the second person has it, often instead of the first Joe had already transferred his affections from Lisa to Cleo. I decided to transfer my loyalty to my local team. This disease is rarely transferred from mother to baby (= so that the baby has it as well as the mother).