Anatomy And Physiology: Carbohydrates And Lipids

Anatomy And Physiology: Carbohydrates And Lipids Chapter 1-4
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macromolecule
 
any very large molecule
monomer
 
the small molecular subunit with join with similar units to form a polymer
polymer
 
a natural and synthetic compound; high molecular weight
carbohydrate=polysaccharide
 
starches, celluloses, chitin, and gums; they are constructed from simple sugars
sugar=monosaccharide
 
and carbohydrate that cannot be broken down to sinpler sugars
ex. glucose

lipid
 
any group of organic compounds, fromed primarily from carbon and hydrogen with few oxygens
ex. fats, oils. waxes. cholesterol, phospholipids
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