A trademark for a synthetic polyester fabric or the fiber from which it is made.
A synthetic polyester fiber or a washable, wrinkle-resistant fabric made from it.
This fiber or fabric.
A polymer, polyethylene terephthalate PET, as used for making thread and cloth.
Other Word Forms
Origin of dacron
Originated (as Dacron) as a trademark.
Dacron Sentence Examples
The most common surgical treatment involves replacing the child's aortic valve and several inches of the aorta itself with a composite graft, which is a prosthetic heart valve sewn into one end of a Dacron tube.
The secondary closure may involve sewing a synthetic patch made of Dacron material over the opening, or wrapping the patient's own tissue (often from the fluid-filled sac around the heart called the pericardium) to close the opening.
Avoid Dacron, polyester and rayon which can be uncomfortable.
They discovered a large aneurysm of the proximal descending aorta at the site of the Dacron Patch Graft repair done 14 years earlier.