[n] - white crystalline compound used as a food additive to enhance flavor
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Monosodium glutamate: MSG, a sodium salt of the amino acid glutamic acid that enhances the flavor of certain foods. Originally isolated from seaweed, MSG is now made by fermenting corn, potatoes and rice. It does not enhance the four basic tastes (bitter, salty, sour, sweet) but it does enhance the ...
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<chemical> A commonly used flavour enhancer in food (common in Chinese food). Some people can develop a hypersensitivity to MSG. ... See: Chinese restaurant syndrome. ... (27 Sep 1997) ...
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MSG noun white crystalline compound used as a food additive to enhance flavor; often used in Chinese cooking
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(mon″o-so´de-әm gloo´tә-māt) a salt of glutamic acid, used as a pharmaceutic necessity, and also used to enhance the flavor of foods. See also Chinese restaurant syndrome.
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white crystalline substance, a sodium salt of the amino acid glutamic acid, that is used to intensify the natural flavour of certain foods. MSG was ... [1 related articles]
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Monosodium glutamate, also known as sodium glutamate or MSG, is the sodium salt of glutamic acid, one of the most abundant naturally occurring non-essential amino acids. It has been classified by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration as generally recognized as safe (GRAS) and by the European Union ...
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A chemical food enhancer that is used to add flavor in some foods. MSG is similar to table salt and may cause water retention during pregnancy. Some studies have linked fetal brain damage to the use of MSG during pregnancy. It is most commonly found in Chinese dishes, meat tenderizers and processed ...
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monosodium glutamate: see glutamic acid.
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(MSG) Type: Term Pronunciation: mon′ō-sō′dē-ŭm glū′tă-māt Definitions: 1. The monosodium salt of the naturally occurring l form of glutamic acid; used as a flavor enhancer that is a cause or contributing factor to colloquially named 'Chines...
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White, crystalline powder, the sodium salt of glutamic acid (an amino acid found in proteins that plays a role in the metabolism of plants and animals). It has been shown to possess its own taste receptor, making it the fifth taste (see umami), alongside sweet, sour, acid, and salt. It is used to en...
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