# Write Two Points of Differences Between Arteries and Veins. - Science and Technology 2

Write two points of differences between arteries and veins.

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 Arteries Veins 1. Arteries are blood vessels which carry blood away from the heart. 1. Veins are blood vessels which carry blood towards the heart. 2. Arteries are thick-walled blood vessels. 2. Veins are thin-walled blood vessels. 3. The blood flow in arteries is rapid and under higher blood pressure. 3. The blood flow in veins is slower and under lower blood pressure. 4. Arteries are situated deep inside the body. 4. Veins are situated superficially in the body. 5. Arteries do not have valves. 5. Veins have valves to prevent the backflow of blood. 6. Except for the pulmonary artery, all arteries carry oxygenated blood. 6. Except for the pulmonary vein, all veins carry deoxygenated blood.
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