peritectic

adjective
peri·​tec·​tic | \¦perə¦tektik\

Definition of peritectic 

: taking place between the solid phases and the still unsolidified portions of the liquid melt

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History and Etymology for peritectic

peri- + Greek tēktikos able to dissolve, from tēktos molten, capable of being dissolved (from tēkein to melt) + -ikos -ic

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