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[ahy-soh-suh-fal-ik] /ˌaɪ soʊ səˈfæl ɪk/

adjective, Fine Arts.
(of a composition) having the heads of all figures on approximately the same level.

“having the heads of the principal figures at about the same level,” from Greek isokephalos “like-headed,” from isos “equal” (see iso-) + kephale “head” (see cephalo-).


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