Velcro

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Velcro

a trademark for a type of fastening device with a surface of tiny hooks that adhere to the opposite side, used mainly on fabric products.

Velcro™

A proprietary material widely used to close or fasten things together, usually fabrics.
 
Medspeak
A popular term for family, friends, pub mates and/or various others who brought a patient into A&E/ER and “adhere” (i.e., “Velcro-like”) to him or her, despite the care team’s need to treat the patient without input from the accompanying party.
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For example, the traditional hook and loop closures that were first on the scene offer a strong hold.