Chinese restaurant syndrome

noun

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

First Known Use of chinese restaurant syndrome

1968


Medical Dictionary

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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