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Do both arteries and veins contain valves?

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Answered Sep 18Biology
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Carola Maria BigognoI'm a curious and ambitious medical student and teacher!568 students helped

Hi Richard, No, it's only veins that contain valves. This is to help the circulation of unoxygenated blood from the peripheries back to the heart. It also prevents blood backflow. Hope this helps.