monosodium glutamate symptom complex

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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.

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

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