name: small molecule biosynthetic process
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def: "The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of small molecules, any low molecular weight, monomeric, non-encoded molecule." [GOC:curators, GOC:pde, GOC:vw]
comment: Small molecules in GO include monosaccharides but exclude disaccharides and polysaccharides.
synonym: "small molecule biosynthesis" EXACT 
is_a: GO:0009058 ! biosynthetic process
is_a: GO:0044281 ! small molecule metabolic process
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