isocephaly

isocephaly
   The arrangement of figures so that the heads are at the same height. (pr. eye'so-sef"uh-lee) Also see hieratic.

Glossary of Art Terms. 2014.

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  • isocephaly — noun see isocephalic * * * isocephaly to isocercy: see iso …   Useful english dictionary

  • isocephaly — iso·ceph·a·ly …   English syllables

  • isocephalic — isocephaly /uy seuh sef euh lee/, n. /uy soh seuh fal ik/, adj. Fine Arts. (of a composition) having the heads of all figures on approximately the same level. Also, isocephalous /uy seuh sef euh leuhs/. [ISO + CEPHALIC] * * * …   Universalium

  • is- — combining form or iso Etymology: Late Latin, from Greek, from isos equal 1. : equal : homogeneous : un …   Useful english dictionary

  • i|so|ce|phal|ic — «Y suh suh FAL ihk», adjective. of or having to do with isocephaly …   Useful english dictionary

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