gustatory sweating


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gustatory sweating

Sweating and flushing over the distribution of the auriculotemporal nerve in response to chewing.
See also: sweating

au·ric·u·lo·tem·po·ral nerve syn·drome

(aw-rikyū-lō-tempŏr-ăl nĕrv sindrōm)
Facial flushing and sweating resulting from eating spicy or acidic foods, due to damage of the parasympathetic fibers in the auriculotemporal nerve.
Synonym(s): Frey syndrome, gustatory sweating.
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