Chinese restaurant syndrome[chī-nēzˈ, -nēsˈ]
Chinese restaurant syndrome definition by Webster's New World
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the dizziness, headache, etc. experienced by some people as a reaction to monosodium glutamate, often used to intensify the flavor of Chinese food
Chinese restaurant syndrome definition by American Heritage Dictionary
nounThe American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
A group of symptoms, including dizziness, facial pressure, sweating, and headache, that may occur after the ingestion of food containing large amounts of monosodium glutamate.
Origin: From the frequent use of monosodium glutamate in Chinese restaurants.
chinese restaurant syndrome - Medical Definition
A group of symptoms, including dizziness and headache, that may occur after the ingestion of food containing large amounts of monosodium glutamate.