Origin of eutectic
Greek eutēktos easily melted, from eu- + tēktos melted, from tēkein to melt — more at thaw
First Known Use: 1884
Medical Definition of eutectic
1of an alloy or solution : having the lowest melting point possible
2: of or relating to a eutectic alloy or solution or its melting or freezing point
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