A monomer is a small molecular subunit that can be combined with similar subunit to form larger molecules. In living systems, like our own bodies, these larger molecules include carbohydrates, lipids, nucleic acids and proteins. The monomers of these organic groups are carbohydrates.
You can have 3. Monosaccharides - meaning 1 sugar Disaccharides -meaning 2 sugars And Polysaccharides - meaning many sugars (example-glucose)