Word of the Day: Ethical

eth-i-cal / ˈeTHək(ə)l   adjective  
  1. of or relating to the discipline dealing with morals and morality
Men are under as strong a compulsion to invent an ethical setting for their behavior as spiders are to weave themselves webs. John Dos Passos, 1896-1970  
  1. invoking moral approval or disapproval
I believe firmly that in making ethical decisions, man has the prerogative of true freedom of choice. Corliss Lamont, 1902-1995  
  1. conforming to correct moral standards, especially with regards to the standards of a profession
Honesty is integral to ethical behavior, and trustworthiness is essential for good, lasting relationships. Buck Rodgers, 1938-  
  1. of drugs, only provided with a prescription
There may be a liability issue if ethical drugs are distributed contrary to the manufacturer’s sales policy and are used inappropriately, causing harm or death to an animal, which could trigger a serious liability question for the veterinarian. cvma.net