Here is something rather close to what you envision:
SciPlore MindMapping (open source, free to use)
https://sourceforge.net/projects/splmm/files/beta14/ (which I discovered two days ago thx to my colleague Wilfred Mijnhardt).
Also useful to you will be a section of their wiki, which lists close alternatives to the software:
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hi all, from Toronto.
it was suggested that I post my question to this list for wider feedback.
i'm trying to envision a useful app that would help people do concept
the focus is on "brain dumping", i.e. how to make it easy for someone to
record all the associations they know about for a particular subject, say
I've written a blog post. any time you can spare to offer feedback would be
there's a really active app development community here in Toronto. i hope to
bring this concept before some real coders pretty soon.
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