nep·​e·​ta·​lac·​tone ˌnep-ət-ə-ˈlak-ˌtōn How to pronounce nepetalactone (audio)
: a compound C10H14O2 that is the chief constituent of the essential oil of catnip

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“Nepetalactone.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Nov. 2023.

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