【及物动词】1. 【医学】传染，侵染，感染； 2. 使受影响，感染； 3. 使腐化
1. For a microorganism to enter, invade, or inhabit another organism, causing infection or contamination. 2. To dwell internally, endoparasitically, as opposed to externally (infest). [L. in-ficio, pp. -fectus, to dip into, dye, corrupt, infect, fr. in + facio, to make]
1. to invade and produce infection in.
1. to invade and produce infection in. 2. to transmit a pathogen or disease to.