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isocephalic

[ahy-soh-suh-fal-ik]
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adjective Fine Arts.
  1. (of a composition) having the heads of all figures on approximately the same level.
Also i·so·ceph·a·lous [ahy-suh-sef-uh-luh s] /ˌaɪ səˈsɛf ə ləs/.

Origin of isocephalic

Related formsi·so·ceph·a·ly [ahy-suh-sef-uh-lee] /ˌaɪ səˈsɛf ə li/, noun
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Word Origin and History for isocephaly

isocephalic

adj.

"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-).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

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