A spasm of muscles to minimize motion or agitation of sites affected by injury or disease.
- abdominal g. a spasm of abdominal wall muscles, detected on palpation, to protect inflamed abdominal viscera from pressure; usually a result of inflammation of the parietal peritoneal surface as in appendicitis, diverticulitis, or generalized peritonitis.
- involuntary g. abdominal muscle spasm, caused by retroperitoneal inflammation, which cannot be willfully suppressed.
- voluntary g. abdominal muscle spasm that can be willfully suppressed.

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guard·ing 'gär-diŋ n involuntary reaction to protect an area of pain (as by spasm of muscle on palpation of the abdomen over a painful lesion)

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