Chinese restaurant syndrome

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Chinese restaurant syndrome

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(Pathology) a group of symptoms such as dizziness, headache, and flushing thought to be caused in some people by consuming large amounts of monosodium glutamate, esp as used in Chinese food
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Noun1.Chinese restaurant syndrome - headache and tingling or burning feelings and sweating caused by eating food that contains monosodium glutamate
syndrome - a pattern of symptoms indicative of some disease