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Is it true that the arteries always carry oxygenated blood and the veins always carry deoxygenated blood?

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Not necessarily, most arteries do carry oxygenated blood but for example the pulmonary artery which takes blood from the heart to the lungs carries deoxygenated blood and the pulmonary vein carries oxygenated blood from the lungs to the heart.

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