monosodium glutamate symptom complex

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search



monosodium glutamate symptom complex (uncountable)

  1. a complex of symptoms associated with eating food laced with glutamates and other glutamic compounds such as glutamic acid, frequently associated with headaches, quickened pulse, tingling.

Usage notes[edit]

This is frequently associated with cheap Japanese food or American Chinese food.


Related terms[edit]