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Chinese restaurant syndrome

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noun
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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Chinese restaurant syndrome
[ chī-nēz, -nēs ]

n.
A group of symptoms, including dizziness and headache, that may occur after the ingestion of food containing large amounts of monosodium glutamate.
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