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Why aren’t lipids considered polymers?

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Polymers (biopolymers and synthetic polymers) consist of the chain of macromolecules, composed of the monomers interlinked with each other.

On the other hand, lipids can be defined as a chain of carbohydrates which are chemically bonded by dehydration.So, lipids are not polymers.

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