Chinese restaurant syndrome

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Definition of Chinese restaurant syndrome 

: a group of symptoms (such as numbness of the neck, arms, and back with headache, dizziness, and palpitations) that is held to affect susceptible persons eating food and especially Chinese food heavily seasoned with monosodium glutamate

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1968, in the meaning defined above

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Chinese restaurant syndrome

noun
Chinese res·tau·rant syndrome | \-ˈres-t(ə-)rənt-, -tə-ˌränt-, -ˌtränt-, -tərnt- \

Medical Definition of Chinese restaurant syndrome 

: a group of symptoms (as numbness of the neck, arms, and back with headache, dizziness, and palpitations) that is held to affect susceptible persons eating food and especially Chinese food heavily seasoned with monosodium glutamate

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